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The Modern Mysteries ~ Steve Tanham

The ‘mysteries’ have been with mankind as long as we have existed. They are a collection of paths that take us inwards; restoring a sense of self deeper than that which reacts, and showing us that mankind is much more … Continue reading

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Dance

Image by Darren MS There is a single thread, That runs through every life, And binds us at the heart. A web of life so intricate and fine, A spider silk of spirit With tensile strength to carry any grief … Continue reading

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Layers #midnighthaiku

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New Europeans…

* NEW EUROPEANS * The desire for Truth. That ‘temptress to risk’. The veracity which all ‘lovers of wisdom’ revere. What questions this desire calls forth! What weird and wicked queries! Such an enterprise already has history but feels like … Continue reading

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Ambushed by Stone…

* Not content with capturing one rather large stone circle, under rapidly darkening skies, we set off in pursuit of another. Which was a mistake. For one thing, we got lost… * * And then we ran into this motley … 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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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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Wish you were here…

* In Olden Times, Holidays were originally just that… Holy Days. The whole community would lay aside their work day duties and together engage in deeply or intrinsically symbolic activities which related to the situation that they all found themselves … Continue reading

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The Art of Dark Leaving ~ Steve Tanham

It could equally well be titled ‘The dark art of departure’, I suppose, but, in this case, it’s not the act but the leaving which is dark… At the time of writing, we are about to leave Sydney, aboard a … Continue reading

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Contexts: kingship…

* Kingship was the only form of government in Ancient Mesopotamia. It was ordained by the Gods for the guidance and prosperity of people and cities, to maintain order and to protect the wealth in society. Among the kingly duties … Continue reading

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