Tag Archives: the mysteries

Looking for answers…

It wasn’t a dark and stormy night… this book that lies open on my desk begins with a rather less evocative phrase. More mundane and far less atmospheric…though the writer who had penned them both was the same. I’ve never … Continue reading

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Field of Nine…

* Why is the Octave so important? * Because it is simultaneously both the end of one thing, and the beginning of another.” * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Hunting the Moon…

* We thought we would get there early, to soak up the atmosphere, and await the fall of night… * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Aural Sculpting…

* …Such notions remain controversial Some, might also regard them as ‘obscure’ Or even ‘perverse’… * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Claw-in-Glove…

* Wherever the spirit of industry triumphs over the aristocratic spirit woman aspires to the economic and legal independence of a clerk. * ‘Erica-the-Cleric’, stands inscribed over the portal of our modern society. * There has been an almost masculine … Continue reading

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Who Scared You?…

* I saw the snout first and thought it was a snake. But snakes move swift and smooth and this fella was cautious, shy even… timid, as he nervously tested the air. Jed who had been repeatedly twanging his ruler … Continue reading

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Of Ceremony and Symbol…

* First Man had many wives among the Animal People. The sacred beast, bird or reptile was treated with reverence and as totem was carried to ensure guardianship of the spirits. Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Almost…

Last minute preparations are underway. I’m looking at the pile of props, costumes and workbooks and wondering how I’ll squeeze everything and a wheelchair into the car, even though we have done this so many times before and in much … Continue reading

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Field of Sheaves: Wood-Stone…

* …He leads her away almost carrying her. They disappear into the blackness beyond the ring of flames. They choke on the oily smoke, blind with tears. * Within the flames A voice sings, farewell, to the stars… * The … Continue reading

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Field of Sheaves: Found!…

* …But anyway, back to the wood-stone. The authorities are agreed on its antiquity. It is either Bronze age or Iron age if that can be termed an agreement which in ‘sense-speak’ translates as very old or really old, and, … Continue reading

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