Tag Archives: magic

Getting there!

Well, at last! The three books of the Triad of Albion are now live, in paperback and for Kindle… and illustrated in black and white, which finally takes the printing costs, and therefore the sales price, down to a sensible … Continue reading

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A Preponderance of Stone: Pentre Ifan… Stuart France

Images and Text from the Silent Eye Workshop: Whispers in the West… * Angles of Approach… * Concord of Stones… * Step forward Spirit… * Claws of what?… * Continue reading at The Silent Eye

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Portraits…

* Photographing stones… * * Is not like photographing people. * Continue reading at The Silent Eye

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Carrion by Graeme Cumming #bookreview

Having read Ravens Gathering, the previous book from the author, fantasy came as something of a surprise. It was no surprise, however, knowing Graeme Cumming, to see the book open with a masterly depiction of an incident on the water… … Continue reading

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China my China…

* ‘In its essentials, Indian alchemy is the same as Western, and Chinese alchemy, although set in a completely different spiritual climate, can throw light on both…’ – Titus Burckhardt … We took up the collapsed form in our arms … Continue reading

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North-easterly: A Final Grace

“…Manifest thy light for my regeneration, and let the breadth, height, fullness and crown of the solar radiance appear, and may the within shine forth!” Abbe de Villars, ‘The Comte de Gabalis’ “We’ve just got to the top of the … Continue reading

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Lyricist…

Turisaz * …Merlin was still lamenting his plight; ‘How does it happen that the seasons are so different? Spring provides leaves and flowers, Summer gives crops, Autumn ripe apples, but then Winter’s ice wastes all! O, that there were no … Continue reading

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First Things First…

* ‘…In the Golden Book of the Golden Game a Golden Angel wrote my name…’ We wish to speak now of a curious incident in which we were involved and which is not wholly unlike some of the legends so … Continue reading

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Encryption…

* Now they had unleashed the hounds the outcome of the chase was inevitable. One shard of memory alone held hope… Slipping into the museum without paying could only encourage capture… The dark arches spoke of deep secrets too arcane … Continue reading

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North-easterly: Legends…

There are many stories associated with the castles of the Northumbrian coastline, some historical, others apocryphal, but it is often buried within the myths and legends that some fragment of truth may be found. Few tales will pique the interest … Continue reading

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