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Main Mineral Constituent ~ Craig Towsley  #writephoto

They boiled the seawater and separated the salt. Then they used the salt to build a staircase leading up away from the beach. “But this isn’t permanent,” some said. “We’ll have to do it again.” In the silence, the water … Continue reading

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Being European…Stuart France

* Is it civilisation, this trajectory we have embarked upon? It may once have been regarded thus. Humanisation? Probably never. Progress? In some things, perhaps, but not in others… Continue reading at Stuart France

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Three o’Clock… Stuart France

* Rub two sticks together… By the fire produced Are the sticks consumed. Reblogged from Stuart France

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Six o’Clock… Stuart France

* Before man can ‘sing-in-tune’, he must harmonise his lower-nature, and transform it into a fitting instrument of ‘song’. * Reblogged from Stuart France

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The Tale of The Harpy by K. D. Dowdall

Reblogged from K. D. Dowdall: I wish for a tropical breeze to lighten the intense humidity that hugs this August morning. The porch, thank goodness, is high off the ground and the mildew on the screens somewhat block the steamy … Continue reading

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Ear-Wig II … Stuart France

* … “But let us suppose a stateman were to put his nation in the position of having to pursue ‘grand politics’ though it were ill equipped to do so.” * “Or worse, suppose he forced his nation to politicise … Continue reading

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Ear-Wig … Stuart France

* “He understands about as much philosophy as a pheasant!” * “He is, then, an innocent.” * “But it is all one in this age of the masses.” * “They prostrate themselves before anything, well, massive.” * Continue reading at … Continue reading

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Claw-in-Glove… Stuart France

* Wherever the spirit of industry triumphs over the aristocratic spirit woman aspires to the economic and legal independence of a clerk. *   Continue reading at Stuart France

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Of Men and Women… Stuart France

* Hitherto… Men have treated Women like birds strayed down from on high… * As beings more fragile more savage stranger and sweeter more soulful… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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The Unteachable… Stuart France

* Learning does that which all nourishment which is not merely a preservative does… It transforms. * But deep down there is something Adamantine and formidable in us. * Continue reading at Stuart France

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