Tag Archives: the mysteries

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: Extrusions…

Dear Wen… Well, I regard that as a tad unfair seeing as though my slug trails aren’t actually slug trails at all. I quite like slugs anyway… admittedly it is not ideal to have herds of them wandering about the … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Extrusions…

Dear Don, I am, of course, blaming your ‘extrusions’ for the silvery exudations that now make an argent tracery across my threshold. Slug Town? Yeah… they all seem to be coming in to see me the past couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Erratics…

Dear Wen… Yes, an eminently enjoyable weekend, it was good to rediscover an old friend. The sleepy energy of Beeley Warren Circle is a balm to the soul as the numerous Bees we encountered should attest. The silly thing is … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Erratics…

Dear Don, The weekend was excellent… the meeting went very well, we got a lot of good work done (for which I shall have to type up our notes at some point) and we found the stone circle! Which bodes … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Canopic Jars…

Dear Wen… Yes, that is odd, and a complete reversal of what one would expect… Anthropomorphism is supposed to follow zoomorphism not the other way around… So…lungs…east…liver…south… stomach…west… intestines…north… Heart …the all encompassing central and peripheral…quintessence. The brain as a … Continue reading

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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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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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