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Where are we going? (2) – The Vice – Steve Tanham

It may be that the present compressed and negative feelings that we humans are experiencing is a birthing chamber rather than a vice. This outrageous suggestion ties in closely with what was written in last week’s blog. In it, I … Continue reading

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Where are we going? – Steve Tanham

Where are we going? When things are going well in ‘our’ world, there is an understandable tendency to assume that a generally benign evolution of civilisation is taking place, one in which we play our part, however small, being a … Continue reading

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Bright in the dark: endeavour and the lighthouse (3) – Steve Tanham

Something had happened when we decided to approach the strange village by walking along the beach and coming to it via the old but grand harbour, with its mighty blocks and sea-gates. It was only later that we realised that … Continue reading

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Bright in the dark: endeavour and the lighthouse (2)

‘Surreal’ is an often used word and does its best to convey a moment, usually quite fleeting, in which there is both a heightened sense of ‘being there’ and another feeling of strangeness. The two come together and we feel … Continue reading

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Bright in the Dark: Endeavour and the lighthouse by Steve Tanham

The tiny airport was a refreshing change to the madness of modern flying, with its scarring signature of  ‘security’. You could imagine a kindly local lady rushing out and saying, “Hamish the Russian terrorist is on holiday today, so I’m … Continue reading

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An Eye full of Reflections (4) – Steve Tanham

As the land-train pulls out of the main square in Portmeirion, we head up into the forest. There are three distinct internal regions within the Portmeirion site. The first is the village, itself; the second is the coastal walk; and … Continue reading

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An Encounter with Death – Steve Tanham

It is 1616. King James VI of Scotland has been on the throne of England and Ireland for thirteen years, having inherited the kingdom as the closest surviving relative of the beloved and sadly deceased Queen Elizabeth I. England continues … Continue reading

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