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The Adventurer’s Hidden Magic

Originally posted on Sun in Gemini:
“Strike man, strike!” Those were the last words of Sir Walter Raleigh, spoken to an executioner who was taking his time, at the end of one of the most colourful lives of the whole…

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The Eye of The Storm

Originally posted on Pilgrim's Way:
There are times, I think, when ritual is both too much and not enough. Anyone who practises will probably understand what I mean. The ‘constraints’ of ritual pattern and structure are, on occasion, insufficient…

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Sugar and Spice and all things nice…

Originally posted on Chronicles of an Orange-Haired Woman!:
Hmm! A broomstick’s all very well and good, but it doesn’t half chafe the gusset area! Oh! How the ramifications of, and early training in, this little ditty still trip girls and…

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Fairy tales: Faces Glimpsed in the Forest

Once upon a time, Jan took a look at some of the older tales which have been adapted into the children’s favourites we know today, and delves into their darker origins… Many of us have grown up with the older … Continue reading

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Faces of Afghanistan

Originally posted on Steve McCurry's Blog:
They are everywhere, these individuals of undaunted humankind, irrepressibly optimistic and proud. – The Carpet Wars, Christopher Kremmer Kabul, Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan Bamiyan, Afghanistan Baghlan, Afghanistan Yet even at their most turbulent, the…

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Spirituality Without Politics Is Lame

Originally posted on Humanistic Paganism:
“No one ever told us we had to study our lives, make of our lives a study, as if learning natural history or music, that we should begin with the simple exercises first and slowly…

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Being A Girl: A Brief Personal History of Violence

Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
1. I am six. My babysitter’s son, who is five but a whole head taller than me, likes to show me his penis. He does it when his mother isn’t looking. One time when…

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