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Solstice of the Moon – Maiden, Mother, Crone by Helen Jones

Helen Jones shares the first part of her experience at the Silent Eye’s Solstice of the Moon weekend: When you’re accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.’ I should have expected it, really. It was, after all, a Silent Eye … Continue reading

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Divination by the book

There is an ancient art of divination knows as bibliomancy…divination by books. It has been around a long time…the I Ching, the Chinese Book of Changes, has been in use for at least three thousand years, and who knows how … Continue reading

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Interpretations

“ … the standard translation of one of the chief scriptures of China refers to the venerable Lao Tse as “the Old Boy”. This sounds comical to European ears, yet it is not so far removed from the words of … Continue reading

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The saddest tale

In the past twenty four hours, I have seen fabulous pictures of eagles posted by Ken at rivrvlogr and Cindy Knoke. Each time, I have looked with awe and with sadness… and below, because it is such a sad tale, I … Continue reading

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Open borders…

The virus that has been bugging me for the past week or two, manifesting itself under various  guises in order the hide from effective treatment, finally decided a couple of days ago that it would try pretending to be a … Continue reading

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Nice 14/7/16

It is a long time since I joined the crowds in France to celebrate a national holiday, but I remember the wonderful atmosphere and gaiety when I took my small son to watch the blooming of fireworks in the night … Continue reading

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There’s always one…

In every crowd, there’s always one… who stands out from the rest and wears their true colours. Some place themselves upon a pedestal, seeking to be heard. Some rebel against the norm… wearing coats of many colours. Yet others raise … Continue reading

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Harmony #midnighthaiku

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Gift wrapped

My son called me to ask if I’d seen what he’d been up to. I duly admired the striking new layout of his blog, acknowledging the amount of work that had gone into making it visually memorable, particularly for Nick … Continue reading

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Different?

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