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Fresh air…

From the archive: I had an odd and unexpected encounter today. One of those chance meetings that seem small and unimportant yet which leave a mark deeper than we realise at the time. I had wandered over to the next … Continue reading

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Fading #writephoto – Hayley R. Hardman

The storm was fading and the sky looked peaceful once more. Casey had her doubts though. This suddenly burst of autumn weather wasn’t to be trusted. She pressed her head against the wall and looked through the collection of rain … Continue reading

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Guest author: Trent P. McDonald – Where myth and history collide

In the shadowy area where myth and history collide Back in early 2013, I was taking a walk and thinking about myth, legend (not the same thing!) and history.  Don’t we all do that?  Anyway, I had a little “aha” … Continue reading

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Ancient stories

One of the things that has struck home over the past few years, wandering round the churches of Britain, is just how much we learn and understand from stories and images. The record held in these ancient places goes back … Continue reading

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Feeding the imagination

“We were not Gods, but were of God, the strands of our existence not yet teased apart by Becoming, our function not yet defined.” So much for a Saturday evening… the night of the week most folk sit relaxing by … Continue reading

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A visit to Somerton – Symbolic mystery

If the exterior of Somerton church is unusual, the same can definitely be said of the interior. At first glance, it seems a simple place…a country church with much history and little ostentation. It is only when you start exploring … Continue reading

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A visit to Somerton

About twenty miles away from my home is the Oxfordshire village of Somerton. I had been there once before, a couple of years earlier, when a sign saying ‘historic church’ had sidetracked me on the way home from the north. … Continue reading

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