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Why Myth? II ~ Stuart France

* ‘…So, what is the significant act?’ ‘All the acts in the story are significant.’ ‘What is the story about?’ ‘It is about a Dust-Devil.’ ‘For the human body there are really only five significant acts: the first is breathing. … Continue reading

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Why Myth? ~ Stuart France

* ‘…history became legend, legend became myth…’ What a pleasant conceit, to suppose that this process produces myth. Whilst undoubtedly true for many legends the process can also work the other way. Many legends for example have produced history. Pre-eminently … Continue reading

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A Chip off the Old Block (part 2 of 2) ~ Steve Tanham

In Part One, we looked at the implications of one of the hot topics in modern physics: that of Block Theory, and its two offspring theories – Expanding Block Theory and Evolving Block Theory. These dull names hide a very … Continue reading

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Green grow the rushes O’ III…

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…Everlasting to Everlasting… Stuart France

* Euhemerism: an ideology that humanises the gods…? * Euhemerus of Messene was a widely travelled man. He wrote a travel book in which he described his visit to an island called Panchaia in the Indian Ocean. In the island’s … Continue reading

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The Stone and the Pilgrim (6) final part ~ Steve Tanham

“It is what it is…” I remember the evening Morgana said that to me, many years ago. We were in Glastonbury, doing the first of our year of bi-monthly talks. The truth of it is profound. The sentiment behind the … Continue reading

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North-easterly: Legends…

There are many stories associated with the castles of the Northumbrian coastline, some historical, others apocryphal, but it is often buried within the myths and legends that some fragment of truth may be found. Few tales will pique the interest … Continue reading

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Spindle-Stone Heugh… Stuart France

* And so to Bamburgh castle, the king a new wife did bring. But his queen took an instant dislike to her husband’s daughter, Margaret, And transformed her into a Laidly Worm which coiled itself about a Great Stone, And … Continue reading

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The Stone and the Pilgrim (5) ~ Steve Tanham

We stumbled upon the Preston Pele Tower, fifteen miles south-west of Bamburgh, back in February, 2018. My wife and I had seen a reference to it on a noticeboard in a cafe some distance to the north. It’s quite hard … Continue reading

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In the Similitude of a Dream III…

* … At this his relations were sore amazed; not for that they believed that what he said to them was true, but because they thought that some frenzy distemper had got into his head; therefore, it drawing towards night, … Continue reading

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