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Into the Deep…

* …Shiduri, the tavern keeper, sat, at the edge of the Great Ocean, her golden brewing-vat resting by her side. * Gilgamesh, whose heart was still full of anguish, strode toward her… * ‘This desperate man must be a murderer,’ … Continue reading

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The Round Ark?

* The story of Noah’s Ark is one of the first Biblical Tales that people in the western world hear. Yet the story far pre-dates the compilation of that venerable book. A tablet recently came to light dating back to … Continue reading

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Why Myth? III ~ Stuart France

* …We do not pretend to be expert in Australian Aboriginal myth. We have probably in our whole life-time to date read only a handful of their stories. We have though spent some time in Australia crossing the country bottom … Continue reading

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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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The Tyrant of Uruk…

*  “The Eternal City of Uruk… See how its ramparts gleam like copper in the sun… Climb the ancient staircases up stone more ancient than mind… Approach the Temple of Eanna… Sacred precinct of the Goddess Ishtar… Her priestesses stand … Continue reading

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Wish you were here?

We regularly share the stories of our workshop weekends on these pages. What is impossible to share on these pages is the sense of warmth, the laughter and the camaraderie that attends these weekends. Those who come along are not … Continue reading

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Wish you were here?

Over the past few days we have shared stories and pictures of the places we visited during the Solstice of the Moon weekend in Scotland. What is impossible to share on these pages is the sense of warmth, the laughter … Continue reading

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Station to Station XII…

Originally posted by Stuart France on The Silent Eye Visualisations Imagine the events represented by the icons playing out like a cinematic film in your mind’s eye. Clearly visualise all the depicted figures as they are given and what happens … Continue reading

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Station to Station XI…

Originally posted by Stuart France on The Silent Eye Meditations What aspects of the personality could be represented by: …The Hooded Figure …The Bearer of the Cross …The Haloed Female Figure …The other female figures …The figures disrobing Jesus …The … Continue reading

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