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Becoming Nothing ~ Steve Tanham

‘Become Nothing’ He didn’t use those exact words but that was the meaning of what he wrote. The words were suddenly there in the moment in my consciousness… and I knew they were right. I had been reading a piece … Continue reading

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I and the Telescope ~ Steve Tanham

Do we have automatic filters of perception that screen out the magical? How many miraculous events in the natural world occur before our eyes each day yet are not noticed by our everyday awareness? We often feel this to be … Continue reading

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The Modern Mysteries ~ Steve Tanham

The ‘mysteries’ have been with mankind as long as we have existed. They are a collection of paths that take us inwards; restoring a sense of self deeper than that which reacts, and showing us that mankind is much more … Continue reading

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The Art of Dark Leaving ~ Steve Tanham

It could equally well be titled ‘The dark art of departure’, I suppose, but, in this case, it’s not the act but the leaving which is dark… At the time of writing, we are about to leave Sydney, aboard a … Continue reading

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A Walk with dogs, The Lune and St Michael ~ Steve Tanham

The Lune Valley is always worth exploring. The river Lune rises as a stream near Ravenstone Dale, Cumbria, and gathers momentum and volume as it winds towards the sea at Lancaster and its one time port, Glasson Dock. Devil’s Bridge, … Continue reading

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For fifty years I sought you… Steve Tanham

For fifty years I sought you Beneath an ashen tree And then at last I caught you Hiding behind me ➰ What jests your lips had whispered As I darted too and fro Till I lay down at the wayside … Continue reading

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The Origin of Me ~ Steve Tanham

Out of a hidden fear, we seldom examine our personal origins – this sense of ‘me’. Yet, if we let go that fear, the journey can teach us so much, and leave us with an emotion of deep belonging. We … Continue reading

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The Makers of Fine Sticks ~ Steve Tanham

If you belonged to a species that regularly threw itself off a cliff, you’d expect that species – or that tribe – to die out pretty quickly… Let’s imagine that there was an annual contest of head-beating with sticks, and … Continue reading

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A Chip off the Old Block (part 2 of 2) ~ Steve Tanham

In Part One, we looked at the implications of one of the hot topics in modern physics: that of Block Theory, and its two offspring theories – Expanding Block Theory and Evolving Block Theory. These dull names hide a very … Continue reading

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The Stone and the Pilgrim (6) final part ~ Steve Tanham

“It is what it is…” I remember the evening Morgana said that to me, many years ago. We were in Glastonbury, doing the first of our year of bi-monthly talks. The truth of it is profound. The sentiment behind the … Continue reading

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