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Stanton Drew ~ Stuart France

* Names matter. For practical purposes they are like elephants and flowing water. They follow the shortest, flatest path to wherever they are going, and en route the jagged edges first get smoothed and then get worn away. In this … Continue reading

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Hagiology… Stuart France

* How big is the body? * * Big as a house… * * Big as a temple… ** Big as a mountain… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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In Hack-Pen Hedge… Stuart France

Animism 1. Doctrine that the soul is the vital principle of organic development. 2. Attribution of conscious life or spirits to nature or natural phenomena. 3. Belief in the existence of spirits separable from bodies. “There’s a large stone in … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXXXI: Second time lucky…

Three days and countless ancient places earlier, our attempts to visit the Cheesewring with Alethea and Larissa had been thwarted by the roiling mists of Bodmin Moor. Mists or not, we were determined to try again on our way home, … 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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A Particoloured Earth… Stuart France

* There is no question… These exhibits should be returned to their native soil. * * My mind wanders to the energy expended in excavation and transportation… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Steve’s First Day at School – Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

I looked at the mess on the ground and felt like banging my head against the wall. Two things stopped me: There was no wall readily available in the middle of the playground; and I knew that you need to … Continue reading

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That Wily Wotan… Stuart France

* …“I know where the Wild Wood comes from.” “Go on.” “Wodin, or Odin, or Wotan…” “Wild Wodin, is Myrddin Wyllt! …The High One… So, just how wild is Odin?” “Wild enough to steal back the mead of inspiration from … Continue reading

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The Other-Side of Space… Stuart France

* So Cor and Fran retreated to the start of the green sward and replayed as accurately as they could remember the events that had led to Min’s mysterious disappearance. Fran ran on ahead and when she got to the … Continue reading

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Striding out… Stuart France

* If all goes well You’ll be setting out… * * For a landscape of old About which legends are told… * * Where hermits habitually stay And giant figures still play. * Source: Stuart France

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