my home my habitat

i’m a descendant of dispossessed irish and cockney low-life, gypsies and english jews, powerless people, many of them brought to australia in chains, others working their passage to the new colonies, fleeing famine or insupportable tyranny in their own stolen countries. i was born in 1951, a baby-boomer born protesting: war, human rights abuses, ecological […]

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starlight

and then the scintillating starbeams spun off aeons-distant suns a-glitter with celestial nwyfre drawn from shimm’ring shores of planets far away. wave upon wave, oh, one continuous wave of flying radiance crashing, quantum waves forever breaking, myriad on a starlit gaian shore. gaia consecrates this starry light and in her awestruck goblet keeps it pure […]

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welcome to my on-line home!

in future posts, i intend to tell you all about the fairies and gnomes and elves and brownies that come thronging to my garden as they throng to any garden where they’re made welcome, and i’ll tell you how to keep them happy and healthy – and what happens when you don’t.

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the faerie shaman

just as some organisms on earth have well-developed sensoria for experiencing the visual, audial and tactile sensations that define reality for humans, so some humans have specialised senses highly enough developed to enable the fairy sight.

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building bridges: sharing of nwyfre

we have no scientific instruments that can verify the claims of seers who talk to plant spirits. absence of evidence is not evidence of absence, and besides, is the subjective experience of millions of believers since the dawn of time not evidence? obviously, it’s unscientific to go beyond the evidence so far as to say it isn’t.

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Traveling the Many-Worlds

Originally posted on The 11th House:
Being in two places at once isn’t as hard as it sounds—not since Huge Everett’s Many-Worlds Theory became widely accepted. The MWT resolves inconsistencies in physics by describing a universe branching with every choice, seeding countless parallel worlds where different events occur. Being aware of multiple ‘realities’ simultaneously isn’t…

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barracking for the underdog

With education in English compulsory, within a few generations, all appropriated children are shaky about their own languages and embarrassed about the apparent inferiority of their own culture, viewed through the largely unconfigurable lenses of the dominant culture.

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