Tag Archives: symbolism

Thursday photo prompt: Fantasy #writephoto

  Welcome to this week’s #writephoto prompt! You can find all last week’s entries in the weekly round-up, which was published earlier today. Throughout the week, I will feature as many of the responses here on the Daily Echo as … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up: Worn #writephoto

Facelift or healing Disguising the deepest wounds New replaces old Time’s inexorable march Writes inescapable tales * The photo for this week’s prompt was taken in Bakewell, Derbyshire, a few years ago. The worn steps are typical of many older … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Worn #writephoto

  Welcome to this week’s #writephoto prompt! You can find all last week’s entries in the weekly round-up, which was published earlier today. Throughout the week, I will feature as many of the responses here on the Daily Echo as … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up: Darkness #writephoto

Ever-changing skies Dark clouds touch the horizon Unexpected grace Landscape cast in high relief Light shines against the shadows * The photo for this week’s prompt was taken over the moors of the Derbyshire Dales, when we were out exploring … Continue reading

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Wayland: Silver-Smith of Souls… Stuart France

* There are a number of intriguing aspects to the legend of Wayland Smithy… The earliest written sources appear late and are decidedly piecemeal. * Wayland is the son of a God, Giant, or King of the Otherworld. He is … Continue reading

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Considering Heaven and Earth… ~ Stuart France

* First a formless mass of light, then the firmament of stars, then sun and moon, then sea and land, then reptiles, and birds, then beasts, and man, and then, contemplation… * If the ‘candlestick vision’ which opens the Book … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Darkness #writephoto

  Welcome to this week’s #writephoto prompt! You can find all last week’s entries in the weekly round-up, which was published earlier today. Throughout the week, I will feature as many of the responses here on the Daily Echo as … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up: Glisten #writephoto

Destiny calling Run eagerly towards change Or flee its advance Choices shape who we become Who we become shapes our world * The photo for this week’s prompt was taken on a beach on the isle Anglesey, just off the … Continue reading

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Tobias and the Angel: Grateful Dead… Stuart France

William-Adolphe Bouguerea * … “If a story is canonical in one tradition and uncanonical in another it immediately raises two questions.” “What makes it ‘canonical’ for one tradition?” “And what makes it ‘uncanonical’ for the other?” “One might have supposed … Continue reading

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Tobias and the Angel… Stuart France

(Francesco Botticini) * The story of Tobias is told in the Book of Tobit in the Old Testament. The book of Tobit is part of the Catholic Old Testament but is considered apocryphal by Protestants and does not form part … Continue reading

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