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The Alchemists: Isaac Newton… Stuart France

Portrait of Isaac Newton aged forty-six years by Godfrey Kneller. * ‘Newton was not the first of the age of reason. He was the last of the Sumerians… The last great mind which looked out on the visible world with … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time ~ Crossing the Troll Bridge

The first hug was a good one and was soon followed by others as we gathered in the car park of Fox House. I had arrived at our rendezvous minus my erstwhile companion and his absence was noted. “He’s not … Continue reading

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The Laidley Wyrm… Stuart France

* I weird you a Laidly Worm, Until the end-of-days, And freed ne’er shall you be, Until the king’s successor, Approach the Heugh, And give you kisses three… * Before a legend ‘goes national’ it will first have been local. … Continue reading

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The Entered Dragon (5) : a seat in the gods ~ Steve Tanham.

Continued from Part Four The stage is set. The feeling of expectation is deep. In the darkness of the auditorium, we cannot see those sitting beside us. The stage is dark, yet the darkness is not empty; in fact the … Continue reading

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The Entered Dragon (4) : the world within ~ SteveTanham

Continued from Part Three I know these posts, so far, have been intense. The picture painted by Carl Jung and his Jungian successors of our linked internal and external lives is a detailed and vivid one. We began by looking … Continue reading

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The Entered Dragon (3) : beauty and the beast ~ Steve Tanham

Continued from Part Two The dream continues… We are frozen, the dragon and I. He cannot be seen, as he is mirroring my every move, behind me. My fingers explore the tip of the spear, the only movement left… I … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Georgius… Stuart France

St George ‘cradling’ or ‘choking’ a baby dragon? (Nuremberg Chronicle 1493) * … Like Michael, the St George we know today is something of a construct. * Historically, George appears to have been a third century greek conscript in the … Continue reading

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The Entered Dragon (2) : dancing with shadows ~ Steve Tanham

This time the dream is different. I know the dragon is there, but can’t see it. But I can see the heavy spear on the ground in front of me… I bend to pick it up. Something moves behind me, … Continue reading

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Wayland: White Horse… Stuart France

* But according to some, Wayland has far more onerous responsibilities than shoeing the horses of passing way farers… * A group of local lads were enjoying a drink one evening at the White Horse Inn, Woolstone, when an unknown … Continue reading

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An Unseen Presence ~ Stuart France

* There are other sections in the Book of Genesis which may be pertinent to our survey of St Michael… * … ‘Left alone at night, Jacob was attacked by an unseen presence which wrestled with him until day-break, whereupon … Continue reading

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