It’s made of oak and is very heavy. Sir Gawain of the Round Table knelt at it to have his neck severed by the Green Man in ‘Leaf and Flame’, the Silent Eye’s 2016 workshop by Stuart France and Sue Vincent. I know, I played the part of Sir Gawain, the knight who wanders in search of his death, a forfeit undertaken to protect …
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©Stephen Tanham 2021 Stephen Tanham is a Director of the Silent Eye, a journey through the forest of personality to the dawn of Being.
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February 9, 2021 + #Cats, #Collie dogs, #FurryFives, #RagDollCats, #Silenti, Cats, Collie dogs, Consciousness, Dark Humour, Dementia
(This post is 600 words, a five-minute read) I loved the image… I’d credit its creator if I knew where it came from; but there it was in my in-tray. The cool black cat with the importantly steaming mug of coffee, and an engrossing book with covers in my favourite colour… all of it pushing back the awfulness of an English February. There’s a …
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Misti: I didn’t really get more chicken than you! Tess: You did! You made sure you were there, first. Misti: I’m smaller. I have to compensate! Tess: You’re faster over short distances… Misti: I need more chicken to grow my shorter legs… ©Stephen Tanham
Tess: Misti, Misti, it’s chicken for tea! Misti: No, Tess. I only see kibble… Tess: I’m telling you I can smell chicken! Misti (mutters quietly): That’s because I’m blocking your view so I can get it first… ©Stephen Tanham, 2020.
Human: Dont get any ideas! Misti: About what, Father? Human: About diving on my feet! Misti: it’s the way they wiggle… Human: It’s called fear! ©Stephen Tanham 2020
Misti! Yes, Tess? Let’s have a nose race and see who can cross this red line first! But your nose is already there… Sometimes you’re cleverer than Mum says… ©Stephen Tanham, 2020
Human: Hello, Misti, what you up to? Misti: I’m doing, Zen… flowing into the shape of this pot… Human: Impressive! Anything else? Misti: Unfathomable peace… Human: Nothing to do with the bee under there, then… ©Stephen Tanham, 2020
July 5, 2020 + #Cats, #Collie dogs, #FurryFives, #InnerCatPeace, #RagDollCats, #Silenti, Cats, Collie dogs, Rag Doll Cats, Spirituality, Yoga
Human: That’s my Yoga mat! Misti: She who has possession! Human: But I need to begin my online class! Misti: I’d concentrate on kissing your shin, like this, if I were you.. Human: I’m taking you back to Bolton and dumping you back in that bush! Misti: Bet you don’t… ©Copyright Stephen Tanham, 2020
Tess: Misti, quick, look, I’ve mastered the headstand! Misti: But… Tess: And I can stretch out my arms, my neck is sooo strong with this yoga. Misti: But, you’re lying flat on the patio! Tess: I’m only copying Dad’s book! ©Stephen Tanham, 2020.
You’re here, somewhere! Maybe here? Possibly here? Or even here? Ah, there you are – my human! ©Copyright Stephen Tanham 2020
Misti: Morning, Tess! Tess; Morning, Misti! Misti: Fancy a groom? Tess: It’s a fine day… why not! Lick, lick, lick lick lick… Lick, lick, lick lick lick…. Misti: Can’t beat it! ©Stephen Tanham 2020