Tag Archives: Folk Tale

A Voice Called Can’t III… Stuart France

* … “The Matter of Britain!” “I know,” muses Wen, pensively, “People think it’s just Arthur and all that.” “But before Arthur was a king or a British War Hero, ‘he’ was a constellation.” “I know,” says Wen, again. “The … Continue reading

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Albion… Stuart France

* …And then we come across the church. Cue mass excitement as we take in all the Giants, which appear to sprout from every orifice… The body of the church you see is an education in itself. You probably already … Continue reading

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Of Truth and Legend… Stuart France

* ‘The Silver Well: Legend says that St Augustine once visited Dorset. While there he met some shepherds grazing their flocks and asked them whether they would prefer beer or water to drink. The temperate shepherds replied ‘water’ whereupon St. … Continue reading

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Others like us… Stuart France

* … ‘Remind me again, why we are going to Cadbury?’ Part of my reluctance for these, what might be called, impromptu assignations are the inevitable ruptures they make in the overall scheme of things. Once a pattern has started … Continue reading

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What, no boots! … 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… Plato spends the greater part of his master work ‘The … Continue reading

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Heart ‘n’ Soul… Stuart France

* “The woodcutter hasn’t the heart to abandon his kids in the wood. His wife has a heart of stone and resolves to do it herself. The kids are left in the heart of the wood when they follow the … Continue reading

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Beginnings… Stuart France

* The glories above were unamed. The word for that world beneath, unuttered. Source and time, unfettered, merged… From the mingling waves-of-water came mud and slime. Enshar and Kishar, twin halves of the globe, shone out of them. Reblogged from … Continue reading

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