Tag Archives: the mysteries

Dear Don: Canopic Jars…

Dear Don, The canopic jars are odd, you know. The early ones had human heads, then they began to be representations of Anubis, and eventually became the better known sons of Horus… all four jars always protected by the goddess. … Continue reading

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The Legend…

* Deep in the heart of Derbyshire… *   * A single, eerie light shines out from Langsett Towers… * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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The House that Fish Built: Cave of Cruachan…

* …So the heroes of Albion set out for the Cave of Cruachan… Through the Gap-of-the-Watch, over the Plain-of-Two-Forks, across the Ford-of-the-Morrigan into the Rowan-Meadow-of-the-Two-Oxen by the Meeting-of-the-Four-Ways they drove before a dim, dark, heavy mist overtook them… * Continue … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Dragon…

Dear Wen… Well it certainly suggests another sojourn to see what else we can see… The Morphology of the Dragon or, the Shifting of the Wurm… The ‘Lay of the Land,‘ also has possibilities as a title, perhaps… was Goliath … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Dragon…

Dear Don, ‘Morphology of the Dragon’… that has to qualify as a chapter title… I really think that between that photo and the lay of the land, you are on to something with Uffington, you know. That would explain the … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: The Initiate…

Dear Wen… Returned to Uffington and had our initial experience confirmed and a whole new set of images and associations to ponder if the wing, claw and head of the Dragon are in any way correct… The local and regional … Continue reading

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Dear Don: The Initiate…

Dear Don, Well, that particular text, really, because we had just been back to the place it all began… so The Initiate just demanded to be read again… I still can’t believe we lived half the stuff in that book! … Continue reading

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Bishop Andrewes…

* No one’s mind was greater than Andrewes’. But who now recalls his reasoning? Continue reading at France and Vincent

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To conjure a name…

* The KJV is renowned for being one of the few works of art ever to have been produced by committee… * Its completion took seven years, during which time the bulk of the work went on in three principle … Continue reading

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‘Here I am’…

* Given the phenomenon known in this country as ‘Chinese Whispers’, it is unlikely that Abraham’s utterances would have survived intact the transition from both Greek and Latin into English… * The suspicion that for, at least, some passages the … Continue reading

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