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Songs of the Stone: Bristle and Grunt…

* Said Keiron-the-Holy to the Ogham Stone of Fergus…  “A question, O Fergus Mc Roy, what was the cause of, ‘The Ulster Raid’. Some say it was the curse of two friends deprived of their friendship by the wiles of … Continue reading

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Contexts: kingship…

* Kingship was the only form of government in Ancient Mesopotamia. It was ordained by the Gods for the guidance and prosperity of people and cities, to maintain order and to protect the wealth in society. Among the kingly duties … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Dorcas…

Dear Wen, ‘O Great Seer, pray turn a page and read to us from the Dread Book of Assassinations…’ Just a pity we will not be able to quote from it in any of  the books! The pigeon made you … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Dorcas…

Dear Don , Well, we may have thought we’ve done little more than assimilate and read from the fabled Book this weekend, but over 1500 pictures say otherwise… I’d lost track of half of what we’ve managed to do till … Continue reading

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Contexts: scribes… Stuart France

* With the advent of cuneiform, the Oral Tradition continued to develop alongside ‘written literature’, but the primary purpose of recording stories in writing was not necessarily to supply individual readers with a coherent or connected account of ‘historical’ events. … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Wednesbury…

Dear Wen I suppose ultimately ‘Odin’s Steed’ is the eight-spoked wheel of the year, which he rides like the wind and which could almost be yet another parallel with the ‘Christ-Spirit’ that blows where it listeth… Repton and Breedon would … Continue reading

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All about the Pear Tree…

* …One of the things they taught me at High Furrow was that love has gone out of fashion. ‘Love, is passé,’ they said. In fact, so outmoded a concept was love that the people there could not even bring … Continue reading

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Stairways to heaven… Stuart France

* “It’s just a landscape, Don.” “Well, it is undoubtedly a landscape…” * * “…And a sky-scape too…” “…Although, I’m not too sure what justice has to do with it…” * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Dear Wen: Saxon Sisters…

Hi, Wen… ‘…Doom’s Children…The Children of Doom… They told my Lord the way to the Mountain of Power. They told him to throw down his sword and return to the earth. Ha! Time enough for the earth… in the grave.’ … Continue reading

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Contexts: creation… Stuart France

* ‘In Mesopotamian mythology a Mother Goddess, with the assistance of a God of Wisdom created men out of clay, mixed with the blood of a slain God. The Primeval male and female human beings were not allotted a life-span. … Continue reading

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