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the train to the north

Originally posted on dhamma footsteps:
POSTCARD #267: Newcastle-Inverness journey: Head spinning with ear-popping air pressures and momentum of the great storm that brought me here. The travel industry is the largest network in the world. Miles of corridors, two planes,…

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Unexpected Shaman (1)

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
Jerome (not his real name, but those are his hands) had been teaching us some elementary Spanish. We had been advised that the lesson was half an hour later than billed, but it had…

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is there anything?

Originally posted on dhamma footsteps:
POSTCARD #266: Delhi-Newcastle flight: There’s something about these long, high altitude journeys – this flight is only 9 hours but long enough to realize, as the hours and miles go by, we have totally left…

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A magical path

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
“What,” asked my correspondent, enquiring about the School, “is magic?” It is not the first time I have been asked that question, once the difference between performance magic and the magical work of the…

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Growing in peace

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
All ideas have to start somewhere and mine began with an hour or so to spare en route to the north. I had seen the sign for the National Memorial Arboretum every…

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The Lore-Spinner’s Saga

Originally posted on Chronicles of an Orange-Haired Woman!:
Since early childhood, I have been a spinner of lore, working, oft-times, in tandem with my opposite, my all-but-twin, Sun to my Moon, Weaver of that which I spun from moonshine and…

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The cultural dangers of social media without consequence

Originally posted on Ned's Blog:
In the late 1950s, iconic newsman Edward R. Murrow recognized a paradox developing as the advent of television was transforming news reporting from the purely word-driven medium of radio into a much more powerful…

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