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Creation myths: initial steps in the inquiry

Here are two maps that track my inquiry around the core question: To what extent can we treat the Narnia lamp-post story as part of a creation myth? This is refined into two sub-questions: Taking the first question, the beginnings … Continue reading

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Brandon Hill lamp-posts: Mapping

Here’s my knowledge map as it stands, done in Compendium. I dragged the movies and photos I took of the posts, and then connected them to the questions that arise, before going deeper on the Narnia theme: Although I am … Continue reading

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Bristol gets earthquakes!

Hunting on the net I find that Bristol may well be in an area that gets tremors, so perhaps my hypothesis is right! Small earth tremor rumbles underneath the Bristol Channel Small earthquake shook Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater

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Brandon Hill lamp-posts: Questions

Why are all three of the lamp-posts either leaning, or have their lamps off-centre? Was there an earth tremor in Bristol? (Perhaps like in Narnia, these lamp-posts have been here since the dawn of time, and they moved when the … Continue reading

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Brandon Hill lamp-posts: observation

The lamp-posts on Brandon Hill are electric versions of olde-worlde gas lamps. Heavy, presumably iron. They have Bristol Foundry Co. on them — I should be able to find out about them. They are black, but appear to have been … Continue reading

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Brandon Hill lamp-posts: Choosing

I chose the lamp-posts on Brandon Hill because they immediately remind me of the lamp-post in C.S. Lewis famous novels about Narnia. The lamp-post was planted at the foundation of Narnia: In the book “The Magician’s Nephew”, two young London … Continue reading

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