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Shaping the world

Back in the earliest days when mankind had his beginnings, it was the land and our response to it that had shaped us. It has been suggested that it was the long grass that caused us first to stand on … Continue reading

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Honour ~ Hayley R. Hardman #writephoto

I liked walking around the little cathedral on rainy afternoons mid-week day because it was the quietest time. Everyone was busy at other places and ignored the grey stone structure tucked away in between the tall office buildings. The services … Continue reading

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Full Circle: Giants in the churchyard

The last of the winter light was beginning to fade as we left St Andrew’s and wandered out into the churchyard. In many respects, what awaited us outside was far more impressive and interesting than the Georgian interior. There were … Continue reading

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A story of ancient Egypt

“There was a time we did not walk the earth. A time when our nascent essence flowed, undifferentiated, in the Source of Being. We were not Gods, but were of God, the strands of our existence not yet teased apart … Continue reading

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Repetition #midnighthaiku

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Way-stone ~ Marilyn Armstrong #writephoto

When we first moved to Uxbridge, the woman who sold us our house drove us around and the first thing she brought us to see was the Uxbridge Way-Stone. Erected and etched in the early 1600s, it was part of … Continue reading

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Morphology… Stuart France

* The image of myself * * I have made… * * is part of my environment… * * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Why Myth? IV… Stuart France

* ‘Gilgamesh is among the greatest things that can ever happen to a person.’ – Rainer Maria Rilke. Those of you with an eagle eye will have realised that next year’s Silent Eye, Spring Workshop has a mythological theme. It … Continue reading

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Why Myth? ~ Stuart France

* ‘…history became legend, legend became myth…’ What a pleasant conceit, to suppose that this process produces myth. Whilst undoubtedly true for many legends the process can also work the other way. Many legends for example have produced history. Pre-eminently … Continue reading

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The Rat in the Python #Fifties #Memoirs #Humour

Reblogged from Judith Barrow: Many of you will have enjoyed Trish’s writing here before. She is one of my many talented students that I’m privileged to tutor each week. Hope you equally relish this dip into the past. For some … Continue reading

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