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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (8) – Final Part ~ Steve Tanham

In the preceding parts of this series (see below for full list) we have seen how Arthur M. Young, inventor and chief engineer of Bell’s early helicopter design, was convinced that it was possible to construct a ‘map of human … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (6) ~ Steve Tanham

(Above: the original Bell 30 which established commercial helicopter technology, and was invented and developed by Arthur M. Young. Picture Wikipedia, public domain) In our last post, we looked at those most frightening objects: numbers which are squared and cubed. … Continue reading

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I and the Telescope ~ Steve Tanham

Do we have automatic filters of perception that screen out the magical? How many miraculous events in the natural world occur before our eyes each day yet are not noticed by our everyday awareness? We often feel this to be … Continue reading

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Questions of ‘relativity’…

“… so I thought I’d ask ‘Google’.” “Which is why you phoned me?” “Precisely. You know everything and you’re quicker than the internet.” “Oh gawd…” “What do you know about relativity?” “ Erm… E=mc2?” “Yeah, that.” “What exactly do you … Continue reading

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Lord of the Deep – Workshop April 2019

The Silent Eye’s Spring workshop for 2019 * The glories above were unamed. The word for that world beneath, unuttered. Source and time, unfettered, merged… From the mingling waves-of-water came mud and slime. Enshar and Kishar, twin halves of the … Continue reading

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Comprehension

Back in school, in French classes, we used to be given ‘comprehension tests’ for our homework. Doubtless the same exercises are used the world over, though not necessarily by that name. ‘Comprehension’ involved reading a passage written in French, after … Continue reading

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On the horizon…

I always look forward to September. It is one of the most  beautiful times of year in Britain. The days are usually mild and often beautiful, the last of the heather lingers as summer slides into autumn…a perfect moment for … Continue reading

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A Bibliomantic Tale VII… Stuart France

* Harlech Castle * “Patrick McGoohan’s, ‘The Prisoner’, displays many thematic similarities to Franz Kafka’s, ‘The Castle’ and ‘The Trial’.” Authority Pages One-Five-Two and One-Five-Three * No 8 (Light) O God, the longer I gaze upon your face, the more … Continue reading

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A Bibliomantic Tale VI… Stuart France

* A Prisoner of Portmeirion? * Resistance “Pages Two-Five-One and Two-Five-Two” * No 8 (Light) ‘The sexual origin of the lingam is, of course, obvious, but this only brings out the extraordinary depth of understanding in ancient India. Sex was … Continue reading

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A Bibliomantic Tale… Stuart France

** “Curses,” said Butch, tugging at his collar in the sticky heat. “Now, what?” sighed Serafina. “It’s another of those Silent Eye thing-a-me-jigs.” “A Walk and Talk Weekend?” “That’s the one.” “And what’s so bad about that?” “Well, nothing, ‘cept … Continue reading

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