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Brazilian Commerce and Superstition

This is from the i in early March:

This is from the i in early March:

Once the richest man in Brazil, Eike Batista is claimed to have resorted to one of the oldest superstitious rituals in the world to rebuild his billion-pound empire: throwing money into the biggest wishing well he could find – the South Atlantic Ocean.

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Fairies of Northwick Water

This is from Highways & Byways in The Border,

Northwick Water, too, as well as Slitrig, was famed for its fairies – and for worse than fairies, if one may judge by the name given to a deep pool; the Deil’s Pool, it is called, a place to be shunned by youthful fishers.

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New on 500px : Red Spring by MAPhoto by MAPhoto

Here’s the first classic composition I’ve posted here in a while, and it’s a shot I’ve been wanting to make for a long time. It had been many years since I saw flowers near as good as the ones scattered across southern AZ and Death Valley this year and in over 3 weeks down there I finally caught some good skies, as you see here. 109 more words

Real Estate And Mortgage

A Poor Woman Bewitched

This is another piece from Highways & Byways in The Border:

It was up in Teviot, in the days when witches flourished, that a poor woman lived, whose end was rather more merciless than that inflicted on most other kind.

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Imagination is Reality

Algernon Blackwood wrote a story called “The Willows”. It’s about two men who take a boat trip down the Danube. One man is practical. His mind is focused on the tasks that need to be done. 247 more words

Bible Reflections

The Evil Dress from Old Street

The weirdest things have been happening this week. Monday, my brother ringed me in the middle of the day to invite me over for lunch on Sunday. 2,050 more words

Sweet Disaster

Ill Omens

I have been putting off this blog for many reasons, but mainly because I am afraid that I have nothing interesting to say. Of course, in my fear of generating mindless ramblings, I have chosen silence. 466 more words