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Discovering Albion – day 10: Selby Abbey – Phoenix

“From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring…” Tolkien, Lord of the Rings Just before midnight, October 19th 1906, workers who had been installing a new system in the organ saw flames in … Continue reading

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Drawn #midnighhaiku

Lights blaze in darkness False hopes and new horizons Unwary steps drawn *  

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The day the stags roared ~ KIrsty Mill

Reblogged from Pondering the Past… a beautiful visit to the Isle of Mull… It was a day when the stags roared. We walked along routes used in ages past. Along tarmacked roads, past machair and grey-blue sea. Then inland. Green … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 10: Selby Abbey – Royalty and the American Flag

Another huge window fills the end wall of the south transept, showing scenes from the early history of the Abbey at Selby. On both walls, the stained glass depicts members of the Royal House; on one side Victoria, Queen and … Continue reading

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Awakening #midnighthaiku

Strange fruits on bare boughs Mysteries observed at dawn Sleepers wake to dream *

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Lone in Dawn’s Silence ~ Goff James #writephoto

Reblogged from Goff James at Art, Photography and Poetry

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Discovering Albion – day 10: Selby Abbey – Interwoven Threads

We walked down the Norman nave, passing Abbot Hugh’s pillar, identical to those at Durham cathedral where we had been the day before. Was it only the previous day? Similar too to the great carved columns of Dunfermline a few … Continue reading

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A Prevailing View

* A metaphysic recognising divine reality as substantial to the world. * A psychology discovering in the soul something equivalent to divine reality. * Continue reading at France & Vincent

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Pipe Dream…

* Maggot always gets his man… Wherever they go. However far they flee. However cunningly they hide… * Maggot enters the Ol’ George: legendary menagerie of care-worn dreamers. This evening’s vibrantly clad gathering part to allow him to the bar. … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Son ~ Fandango #writephoto

After Richard graduated from high school, he realized that, unless he followed in the footsteps of all the males in his family for generations, he had no prospects for employment in the small company town in West Virginia. He could … Continue reading

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