Monthly Archives: August 2012

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the roman ninth legion’s mysterious loss | bbc

The Roman Ninth Legion’s mysterious loss via BBC News – The Roman Ninth Legion’s mysterious loss. I came on this article by chance. After this triptych of poems about Roman Britain it was very interesting. http://mooninthewater.net/aikido/2012/06/19/roman-wall-blues-w-h-auden/ http://mooninthewater.net/aikido/2012/06/26/roman-centurions-song-rudyard-kipling/ http://mooninthewater.net/aikido/2012/07/12/roman-road-thomas-hardy/ The Eagle … Continue reading

Master Craftsmen: knifemakers Trevor Ablett and Reg Cooper © 2012 niall. All rights reserved.

master knifemakers: trevor ablett & reg cooper

Remember stories you read when a boy The shipwrecked sailor gaining safety by His knife, treetrunk, and lianas for now You must escape, or perish saying no. Philip Larkin, Ultimatum …paring the apple With a human stillness. The cool blade … Continue reading