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Dancing with the ghost in the machine ~ Steve Tanham

If you’ve ever been involved with anything of an ‘amateur dramatic’ nature, you will know that moment: the protagonist, hated until the final few moments (when the greater picture is revealed) shuffles off, in rags, to his doom; and the … Continue reading

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Voices from the past

There was a jaw-dropping moment when it finally hit home… We knew the story… we had discussed it long before Stuart had started working with it. The ‘hero’ was a historical king who lived around five thousand years ago. About … Continue reading

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Bill and Ben?

“Stand still…” I placed the newly-found basis of a godly crown upon his head. “I am not wearing a plant pot on my head!” To be fair, I should probably have waited until there was nobody else in this section … 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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Getting there…

January…and the clocking is ticking down to spring. Work that has been going on all year now changes gear. It began in earnest last year, with a research trip to the British Museum to see the art and artefacts of … Continue reading

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Lord of the Deep – Workshop April 2019

The Silent Eye’s Spring workshop for 2019 * 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 … Continue reading

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Bearding the lion…

“You busy?” I flick the phone onto speaker, my hands are otherwise occupied. “Just a bit.” “What’re you up to?” “Sticking pasta in a beard.” There is a long silence on the other end of the phone… “Could you repeat … Continue reading

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