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North-easterly: Beyond the Walls

Next morning, we gathered at the gates of Bamburgh castle. We had seen it from beyond its walls, considering how we could glimpse our own ‘inner fortifications’ from a perspective beyond the control of the ego, and now we were … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – Indognation

I am not having a good week. The two-legs has gone wonky again…all this gallivanting, I’ll bet. Serves her right, if you ask me…she’s only herself to blame. She went away at the weekend. Again. Abandoned me…again. Packed me up, … Continue reading

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An Eye full of Reflections (Part Five) – Steve Tanham

Our visit to the actual village of Portmeirion ended quietly, but with an interesting mosaic of happenings. We rejoined our colleagues, silent in our own conclusions – for everyone must find their own in a place like this, and there … Continue reading

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An Eye full of Reflections (4) – Steve Tanham

As the land-train pulls out of the main square in Portmeirion, we head up into the forest. There are three distinct internal regions within the Portmeirion site. The first is the village, itself; the second is the coastal walk; and … Continue reading

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An Eye full of Reflections (2) – Steve Tanham

There is so much going on that you can miss him on the downward leg of the guided introduction to Portmeirion. In a world of the strangely beautiful, one in which the normal laws of constructing a ‘village’ have been … Continue reading

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