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Names Matter: nimmy nimmy not… Stuart France

* …Well, she felt that horrud. Howsomediver, she hard the king a coming along the passage. In he came, an’ when he sees the five skeins, he says, ‘Well, me dare I don’t see what ye will ha’ your skeins … Continue reading

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Names Matter: gonned… Stuart France

* Well, the next day, har husband he took her inter the room, an’ there was the flax an’ the day’s vittles. ‘Now, there’s the flax,’ says he, ‘an’ if that ain’t spun up this night off goo yar hid.’ … Continue reading

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Stairways to heaven… Stuart France

* “It’s just a landscape, Don.” “Well, it is undoubtedly a landscape…” * * “…And a sky-scape too…” “…Although, I’m not too sure what justice has to do with it…” * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Hart Hill Close… Stuart France

* Question: * * How * * Many * * Stones * Continue reading at Stuart France

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The Drums of Affliction… Stuart France

* When Nan died she became a mountain, I don’t know why and it seems churlish to ask. She suffers terribly, forcing her craggy cave of a mouth into the shapes that form words… It took Gramps a year and … Continue reading

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Trial by Fire and Water… Stuart France

* It was five years ago that we last attended and actually got to see the  Fire Festival. On that day too the rain had poured steadily all day and many a lake-like puddle lay in wait for us on … Continue reading

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The Celebration of Mister Fox: more and less… Stuart France

* …More, because our Foxes are one-third Man And also less, because our Foxes are one-third Man. Huh? Man’s individuality makes them more yet, By its very nature, That individuality has to be less than whole. * Continue reading at … Continue reading

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The Celebration of Mister Fox: bestial cluster… Stuart France

* Bear and Wolf, And Dog and Fox are all closely related. It is tempting to imagine a common ancestor; Bigger than Wolf but smaller than Bear. * Continue reading at Stuart France

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The Celebration of Mister Fox…

* I never knew Holmfirth in the days of mill workers and clogs. I really got to know her in the Post Industrial gloom, Of swish Cafe Bars, And cosy restaurants, All day drinking parties frequented by the nouveau riche… … Continue reading

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Philology… Stuart France

The Camel Mind * * bound, it wanders… * * let loose, it remains.  Reblogged from Stuart France

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