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Ghosts #midnighthaiku

Magical castles Not raised by the hand of man Peopled with their ghosts

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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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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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Paul Andruss reviews The Initiate…

Reblogging this splendid review by Paul Andruss of The Initiate. Paul Andruss, is the author of Thomas the Rhymer & Finn Mac Cool, has been a popular guest on the blog. He made our day when he sent us this… … Continue reading

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Portraits…

* Photographing stones… * * Is not like photographing people. * Continue reading at The Silent Eye

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Shadow Play…

* ‘Shadowing’ is our term for the phenomenon whereby a standing stone, or group of stones, recreates a distant landscape feature and thereby renders it immediately apparent or tangible. Most other megalithic writers on the subject have also, independently, recognised … Continue reading

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Papal Bull…

Celtic Saint instrumental in the Eucharist of Fish and Loaves?… * The Venerable Bede recorded in his Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum, a copy of the letter written in 601AD which Pope Gregory sent to Abbot Mellitus, who was part of … Continue reading

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Ramparts #midnighthaiku

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Seeing Stones…

* “…Those who waited with her, high on the hill had prepared her. She had been bathed in the sacred spring that ran from the chalk below this place, winding as a clear stream into the valley. There was a … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Imaginary Isles…

Dear Wen, ‘I don’t know. I wasn’t there…It’s impossible to say…’ Well, not having been invited to Ashbourne of course… The bell clapper sounding hollowly is an analogy of a lost soul… The bell or the ‘silent shell’ is the … Continue reading

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