Tag Archives: Ancestors

Call of the Summer lands

Caught in this stream whilst falling asleep under last night’s “mackerelled moon”. An oddly, out of season, theme which made little sense till the title came at the last. ~~~ I thought I heard you call last night. Maybe it … Continue reading

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Griefwalker

A friend shared this on the facebook. If you have 70 minutes to spare, well worth a watch. Incredible man, following a beautiful vocation… Synopsis: Griefwalker is a National Film Board of Canada feature documentary film, directed by Tim Wilson … Continue reading

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The Figure of the Witch-Queen in Northern Mythology

Originally posted on Feral Words:
   “At length, when night was setting in, they saw a deep and unknown glen of joyless aspect before them; they descended into it, to avoid the bleak winds of the summits, and had proposed…

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Forgetting is not an option…

This tune always had my grandfather weeping, sometimes uncontrollably. It took me a long time to understand why… He was never at “The Front”. He tried many times, by all accounts, but he fell into that category of the lucky … Continue reading

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Moment with the ancestors

Yesterday was the third anniversary, presaged here. It was a strange day. Periods of intense busy-ness, interrupted by short spells of nothing-ness, waiting for the next interviewee to turn up. In those gaps, I found myself considering a recent post … Continue reading

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