Tag Archives: Ancestors

Getting there…

January…and the clocking is ticking down to spring. Work that has been going on all year now changes gear. It began in earnest last year, with a research trip to the British Museum to see the art and artefacts of … Continue reading

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Why not?

One of the joys of working with the Silent Eye is the people you get to meet. Not all of them are part of the School; most follow their own Paths, which, though they may run in the same general … Continue reading

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Our Song of Truth…

* We circle the Long Stone, feet planted gently but firmly on the earth… Arms and hands hang loosely by our sides… We close our eyes… We breathe deeply… We perform our breathing exercise… And then again breathe deeply, listening … Continue reading

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Full Circle: Long Meg

Our final site of the day was to be one of the most astonishing circles we have visited. It is not the biggest, nor are the stones themselves the largest, but it has a ‘feel’ unlike any other. Castlerigg. That … Continue reading

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Seeds of Sound…

* Our Words of Truth with their intents… EARTH – to become aesthetically aware… CALM – to affirm in admiration…   Continue reading at The Silent Eye

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Full Circle: Spiral dance

We squelched through the mud at the gateway to the field, following the fence down to a tiny stone circle that is unknown to most casual visitors. Just a third of a mile from its big sister, the tiny cairn … Continue reading

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Feeling Beyond Form…

* We certainly hadn’t intended to talk about Arthur, let alone Merlin when we pencilled in Penrith as the starting point for our weekend workshop. But the land has a way of communicating it’s own ‘sweet terror’ and when we … Continue reading

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Chief Prince of Pen Rhionydd…

* D: Before Merlin was a soothsayer he was a miraculous child who solved the mystery of Vortigern’s Tower. W: What mystery was that? D: Every time the tower was raised by Vortigern the hill on which it was built … Continue reading

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Some of them… Stuart France

* I had half expected the town to be deserted. That is Memory again. It acts like some indifferent film director moving extras around, concerned only with their ebb and flow. Over time the ‘peripherals’ fade leaving only the ‘principals’ … Continue reading

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Gifts of the Full Moon ~ Jan Malique #writephoto

Once again I bring an offering to lay at the gateway of Sue’s Thursday Photo Prompt. A gateway into a magical landscape you might say. Before entering this sacred landscape we need to ask permission and offer a gift to … Continue reading

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