Tag Archives: Fairy Tale

Father Bear… Stuart France

Pentre Ifan * Which translates, ‘Ivan’s Village’ but was also formerly known as, ‘Arthur’s Quoit’. Another ‘quoit’, and only a few miles away from the last one. This seems, if anything, a little unimaginative. Or, alternatively, it could signal a … Continue reading

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Baby Bear… Stuart France

Carreg Coetan Arthur *  Otherwise, ‘Arthur’s Quoit.’ Of which there are a goodly number dotted about our Blessed Isles. Which makes me wonder… It is hard not to regard this Arthur as a giant too. And indeed the folk record … Continue reading

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Mother Bear… Stuart France

Carreg Samson * With a total disregard for tradition we tackled our ‘just right bowl of porridge’ first . It is strange to say, perhaps, but this particular conglomeration of, once covered but now exposed, structured stone did not, initially, … Continue reading

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Green grow the rushes O’ III…

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Green grow the rushes O’ II…

* …If Tee’s study was the hub of intelligence, then Miss Hunnyfludd’s office, which comprised no more than a hastily compromised ante-chamber to its plush superior, was the heart… Thomas Welch was currently making himself at home in the heart … Continue reading

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Free Time… Stuart France

* ‘…all the great thinkers recognise the importance of rational thought and also the importance of getting beyond the rational and that’s where the myths and fairy stories come in…’   – The Heart of Albion * Ancient terms of measurement … Continue reading

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Proud Angel… Stuart France

* “The Peacock Angel fomented a rebellion among the Angels of Heaven, where he had been a leading light. * He declared that he would go and found a kingdom for himself. * Continue reading at Stuart France  

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A Seer Speaks… Stuart France

* “There are three world which we can seen while we are still in the body: the earth-world, the mid-world and the sky-world. The shining beings belong to the mid-world, while the opalescet beings belong to the sky-world. * I … Continue reading

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Seeing the Unseen… Stuart France

* “There is a distinction between images seen in the ‘memory of nature’, and the vision of actual beings now existent in the inner world. Just as one may close one’s eyes and see a vivid picture memory in the … Continue reading

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A visit to spiral castle… Stuart France

* Although we didn’t know it at the time, Ballowal Barrow is a ‘Faery-Fort’. It is situated close to a now disused tin-mine and miners, during the late nineteenth century, upon finishing their night shift, are said to have seen … Continue reading

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