So, did those Feet? 10

So, did those Feet?
  This is a companion piece to the William Blake post written exclusively for Smorgasbord- Variety is the Spice of Life. It explores the legend behind the lines in Blake’s poem Jerusalem… And did those feet in ancient time Walk upon England’s mountains green? And was the holy Lamb of God, On England’s pleasant pastures ...

Fantastic Beasts & where to… 2 11

Fantastic Beasts & where to… 2
Hydrarchos Sillimanii   In 1845, for a meagre 25 cents, New Yorkers gaped in open mouthed wonder at the 120 foot long skeleton of a sea serpent. Scientifically named Hydrarchos Sillimanii (until the famous Yale Professor Benjamin Silliman objected), it was exhibited in the Apollo Saloon on Broadway. Apparently the creature’s huge bones were so ...

The Initiate 11

The Initiate
Book Review: The Initiate by Sue Vincent & Stuart France   I have only read spiritual writing as a tourist, never a seeker. Yet I am often captivated by the images the words conjure in my imagination. Sometimes it feels like a thousand lights are turned on inside, while I peer greedily through a chink ...

Lilith – Mother of witches & vampires 8

Lilith - Mother of witches & vampires
 Find the original picture  here http://www.dragondreams.com/gallery/archives/lilith.html   Jewish folklore says Adam had a wife before Eve. Her name was Lilith. She was made at the same time as Adam. According to the book of Genesis: “God created mankind in the divine image, male and female God created them.” Yet, if you remember, in the 2nd ...
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