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So You Think You Know Me? ~ G. Michael Vasey

Reblogged from The Magical World of G. Michael Vasey: One idea that constantly occupies some aspect of my thoughts is how transparent people really are. I can think of a couple of examples immediately and in each case, I confess … Continue reading

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A Red-Haired Boy…

* … The king immediately ordered a tower be built on a densely wooded isle off the coast of his lands and had his daughter put in the tower away from all danger. Nine home-steads about the foot of the … Continue reading

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The King of Castle Hill…

* …There once was a king who lived in a castle on a hill. He was lord and master of all he surveyed. One daughter he had sired but his wife had died in giving the child life. His daughter … Continue reading

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Portraits…

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

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Ambushed by Stone…

* Not content with capturing one rather large stone circle, under rapidly darkening skies, we set off in pursuit of another. Which was a mistake. For one thing, we got lost… * * And then we ran into this motley … Continue reading

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Some of them… Stuart France

* I had half expected the town to be deserted. That is Memory again. It acts like some indifferent film director moving extras around, concerned only with their ebb and flow. Over time the ‘peripherals’ fade leaving only the ‘principals’ … Continue reading

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Shadow Play…

* ‘Shadowing’ is our term for the phenomenon whereby a standing stone, or group of stones, recreates a distant landscape feature and thereby renders it immediately apparent or tangible. Most other megalithic writers on the subject have also, independently, recognised … Continue reading

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Wish you were here…

* In Olden Times, Holidays were originally just that… Holy Days. The whole community would lay aside their work day duties and together engage in deeply or intrinsically symbolic activities which related to the situation that they all found themselves … 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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Perspective #midnighthaiku

Myopic vision The beauty of the whole lost Blinded by details A softer focus A wider view encompassed Understanding grows  

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