Day: July 16, 2018

Ash Samara

➰ In the gold-washed glow on green Of July’s vivid evening blue I watch your spinning fall to earth ➰ Through softer air than day’s has been Your path to ground is freshly spoken The soil-drawn spiral just for you ➰ Entranced, enspelled, entwined My sight conceives of your conception In six seconds of descending grace ➰   Stephen Tanham is a director of … Read More Ash Samara

The Giant and the Sun – The one with the magician…

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
Our penultimate church was in Batcombe… these days a small and straggling hamlet, seemingly in the middle of nowhere. There has been a church on the site of St Mary Magdalene for nigh a thousand years and very possibly more. It stands in a green valley, far from enough people to make a congregation seem barely feasible. The…

The Giant and the Sun – The Great Hill

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
? Our final site of the official weekend workshop was Maiden Castle, an enormous prehistoric structure just outside the Roman town of Dorchester. We gathered in the car park beneath the hillfort and began the climb to its gates. The name, Maiden Castle, is of debated origin, with some scholars taking it to mean an impregnable or unconquered…

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