Category Archives: Mythology

Pharaoh…

* …There was famine in the land so Abram and Sarai,  his wife, went into Egypt to avoid the grievous blight… * On nearing Egypt Abram said to Sarai, “Because of your great beauty, when the Egyptians see you, they … Continue reading

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Sarai…

* How beautiful you are, your long, fine, glossy hair, your shining eyes and pretty nose, your radiant smile and glowing face… * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Anomalies… Stuart France

* In the Land of the Living Heart, Angus was playing ball. The sphere of light span and soared in and around and about his aura, as he juggled, and laughed… like tiny bells, chiming. Just then, the Dagda went … Continue reading

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The Hebrew Letter Yod…

* The Hand. Variously interpreted as the ‘hand of man’, or ‘the hand of god’. This kind of thinking drives the scientific mind mad. It has to be one or the other. It cannot be both. Since quantum some scientists … Continue reading

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Full Circle: Giants in the churchyard

The last of the winter light was beginning to fade as we left St Andrew’s and wandered out into the churchyard. In many respects, what awaited us outside was far more impressive and interesting than the Georgian interior. There were … Continue reading

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North-easterly: In face of history

We could hardly spend so much time in the churchyard at Rudston without visiting the church. While the Monolith alone was worth the long detour from our route home,  we were quite interested to see what kind of place had … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: IndieAni Jones (or the archaeological dog)…

I thought we were just going for a walk… but then she opened the car. “In you go, girlie,” she says. “You’re going on an adventure!”  She put my seat belt on and told me to settle down as it … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XV: Under one roof…

We had finally found breakfast, in a little café that doubled as a bakery, gallery and bookstore…and there can be no better combination. Well fortified for the rest of the day, we strolled back into the misty little town of … Continue reading

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Rope to the Sky… Stuart France

* Man and Hare became great friends. They were always getting into scrapes together and getting scolded by their mothers. One day Man said, “let us do away with our mothers, then we shall be free.” Hare was not so … Continue reading

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Burning down the House… Stuart France

* Man was always chasing Hare but Hare was usually too swift for him… One day, by means of a fluke, Man caught Hare, “Now, I’ve got you,” said Man and he tied Hare to a tree, then he set … Continue reading

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