Day: August 18, 2016

The Unseen Sea: Adrift in the Magical Enneagram

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
There is only one Life. But there are a dazzling myriad ways in which it finds expression. Life is very simple to define at this symbolic level: it is the animation of matter, such that it exhibits awareness. The scale of that awareness varies from the most primitive forms of single-celled response to environment all the way up…

The great Shepherds’ Pie Triumph

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
I had shepherds’ pie for my breakfast… It isn’t as bad as it seems… After nearly a week of not eating a thing A good meal was the stuff of my dreams. * A mouthful of toast had been madness… A yoghurt as good as it got… After turning my stomach with every delight I would…

The very model of an amateur grammarian

Originally posted on Stroppy Editor:
(With apologies to Gilbert and Sullivan) I am the very model of an amateur grammarian I have a little knowledge and I am authoritarian But I make no apology for being doctrinarian We must not plummet to the verbal depths of the barbarian I’d sooner break my heart in two than sunder an infinitive And I’d disown my closest…

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