Category Archives: symbolism

Reflecting light and shade

I have written a fair bit about my son’s pond and its inhabitants. I find watching the fish to be both calming and enlightening. It does not matter whether I am projecting human values onto the behaviour of the fish … Continue reading

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Birds eye view

There must have been thirty starlings, mainly youngsters, in the garden at my son’s home today. The great tits and blue tits are very tame and happy to peck away at the feeding stations even when you are very close. … Continue reading

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The Anunnaki… Stuart France

The Anunnaki… Cometh! Reblogged from Stuart France

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A flying visit – The Guild Chapel, Stratford upon Avon

I mentioned that, during our visit to Stratford upon Avon, we had wandered off on our way back to the car, drawn by the tower of a small church. It had proved a profitable detour, bringing us to an old … Continue reading

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Mixed feelings…

In November last year, Stuart and I paid a visit to one of our old haunts. The church of St Nicholas at Great Kimble, with its enigmatic Lady chapel by Ninian Comper, had played a pivotal role in our adventures … Continue reading

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‘To Be’?… Stuart France

* The Moon dies and rises to life again. Moon said to Hare, “Go to Men and tell them, ‘like as the Moon dies and again rises to life, so will you also.’” Hare went to Men and said, “Like … Continue reading

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A drop in the ocean

With the April workshop looming close, Stuart and I needed a break from work and headed off for the afternoon. We wanted to pay our respects to one of the influences behind the weekend, so we took advantage of a … Continue reading

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Magic Carpet…

“I dunno… It’s still not right.” “I did it exactly as you said this time.” “Even so, there’s something missing…” My son has once again asked me to do the impossible. It is, you might think, just a small thing. … Continue reading

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Fragile strength

Unfettered beauty Riding the storms of Chaos Fragile as a heart There are few things as strong…or as fragile…as a butterfly. Their delicate wings can withstand both wind and rain, yet the touch of a finger can damage them beyond … Continue reading

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Unbalanced scales…

“…so, we’ve being doing this for a while…” “Twelve thousand, four hundred and ten days to be exact.” “…and I still don’t really know.” “Know what?” “What flowers you would prefer for Mother’s Day.” “Ones with roots.” “For the garden?” … Continue reading

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