All posts tagged tree

To keep the wood sprites at bay

(via …with spine, theoceanslullaby: “I had bad dreams sometimes,…) “Did you hang something from the tree, Evie, so the wood sprites don’t get you?” I am unapologetically in love with Parade’s End–from story to acting to cinematography. But one of my very favorite elements is the mythology of Groby Tree, especially the talismans that hang […]

Be still

(via autan.) Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not preach learning and precepts, they preach, undeterred by particulars, the ancient law of life. A tree says: A kernel is hidden in me, a spark, a thought, I am […]

The Nature of Third Star

If you search for the film Third Star on the interwebs you’ll find a synopsis something like this: After celebrating his 29th and–as everyone including himself knows–last birthday, James, a young man terminally ill with cancer, sets out on a last hiking trip with his three best friends, Davy, Bill and Miles. Their destination is […]