Category Archives: workshop 2016

Of Ash and Seed – Contrasts

It had been forty years since I last crossed the Menai Strait to the Isle of Anglesey and beyond, to the Holy Isle. I had fallen in love with the place back then and my memory has painted the island … Continue reading

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Facing Oblivion, Scroll Three

Greetings, high priestess Camma How humbled I was to receive your message, my love of so many years ago! We of the Roman army may think ourselves focussed and disciplined, but your simple message cuts me as would the blades … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time III… by Stuart France

* ‘Let Sleeping Goddesses Lie’… * * ‘A Mound Upon a Barrow’… * * ‘A  Safety Plug’… * * ‘Chronic Landscapes’… * * ‘Celebration of the Lizard’… * * ‘High Atlantis has raised her shores’… * * ‘Nesting of Stones’… … Continue reading

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Circles beyond time – a first dawn

Friday started early; there is always that sense of excited, nervous anticipation as the day of a workshop dawns. While our companions for the weekend were making their way from distant corners of the country, two of us were driving … Continue reading

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Gone…

Heather calls me, Open horizons beckon … Life is on hold. Intimate starscapes, Daybreaks and sunsets Await my presence. Yearnings fulfilled. The fish have a babysitter in place. Ani is with her friends. My bags are packed. I am heading … Continue reading

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Going west – a simple man

Behind the High Altar of St Davids Cathedral there was once an empty space, open to the winds. In the early 1500s, Bishop Edward Vaughan created a chapel there which, for me, is the loveliest part of the cathedral. The … Continue reading

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Green grow the rushes O… from Stuart France

Reblogged from Stuart France… The Grand-Father Clock, tock…tock…tocked reassuringly in the corner of the oak panelled study. Through the window to one side the ancient time piece’s Big Brother could be discerned dominating the metropolitan sky-line… Tee, was wilfully oblivious … Continue reading

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Whispers in the West – part three from Steve Tanham

Reblogged from The Silent Eye, continuing Steve’s take on the weekend… Whispers in the West – part three After the group’s successful ascent of Carningli (panorama shot above), the second day of the Silent Eye’s Whispers in the West weekend … Continue reading

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Seeking the Seer…

Reblogged from The Silent Eye: * The birds told me of your coming. Hawk and Raven follow you; sight and memory, soaring of wings and thought. I see you… tall and grey, small and red. I see the purpose in … Continue reading

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Silvery-Locks and the Three Bears II… from Stuart France

Reblogged from Stuart France: Baby Bear (f.k.a. Carreg Coetan Arthur) ‘Arthur’s Quoit.’ Of which there are a goodly number dotted about our Blessed Isles. Which makes me wonder… A quoit is a ring thrown over an upright in the game … Continue reading

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