Month: July 2018

Table-top-Mountain…

Originally posted on Stuart France:
* “Strange how these, now hollow, structures always appear to be associated with a hill.” * * “Had we more time, it’s one we would be duty bound to climb.” * ?

A Particular Science

There is a particular science of Evil Which draws its ghostly blood From the bones of hatred. ⦿ Its moment is likened to a Ship Strangled with strange growth That fills the shapes of sailing ⦿ It has learned the helm of your Reactions And has a blunt denial that you Float on water ⦿ Laden with untruth Darkly smeared We lie in others’ … Read More A Particular Science

Playing Place…

Originally posted on Stuart France:
* Well, it didn’t take us long to get there did it? But let’s ponder a moment what this structure could mean… We could call the two flanking uprights, Summer and Winter, or Night and Day, or Them and Us, and it would not really matter which was which. If we did that though, what would we call the…

A Thousand Miles of History XII: Hirvedh Treguhyon

From Sue.

Pilgrims of blood and stone

The blood: the Life that flows through us, taken in as breath, fresh each second, flowing out to be renewed in the world of nature; natural, given. The stone: the fixed structures we rely on to ensure persistence of that life-force made flesh. The riddle, the contradiction – the mystery… beginning with that most profound and persistent structure: the body… There is no more … Read More Pilgrims of blood and stone

Morrow…

Originally posted on Stuart France:
* …Well, if they did, they also intended us to work for it. * Part of our problem proved to be scale. What we call a lay-by is large and well marked. What they call a lay-by is more of a ‘passing-point’… And on a fast road, is easy to miss, or pass-by, which we did, at least three…

A Thousand Miles of History VII: Legends on the rocks

Vikings Invade Heysham

Every July, for the past few years, the lovely and ancient Lancashire seaside town of Heysham (He-sham) has been invaded by Vikings… They come in their hundreds, bearing their weapons, tents and tools… and with their families. They sweep in from the ‘sea’ and set up camp on the grassy hollows of the playing fields, where their fires soon fill the summer air with … Read More Vikings Invade Heysham

More sea mist…

Originally posted on Stuart France:
* After our pre-historic village and our cause-wayed isle, we return to Lands End, ostensibly, to at least, again, consider ‘doing-the-touristy-thing’… Only to find that our dragon has been dining out on pea soup and that the parking charge would in all probability be wasted… * * We know that Carn les Boel is on the coast and that…

A Thousand Miles of History VI: The early birds and the Tinners Hare

A Thousand Miles of History V: Nice weather for ducks and Drake…

The Texture of Emotion

From Jan…

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