11th January

Today’s word of the day id Exiguity – the quality of being meager, leanness, meagerness, scantiness, scantness, poorness. inadequacy, deficiency, insufficiency – lack of an adequate quantity or number. Good luck using this in conversation today. I’m reading a book on Hermeneutics and understanding very little of it, but what I did pick up wasContinue reading “11th January”

10th January

Another fascinating fact from Magic in the Landscape by Nigel Pennick. Charles Dickens took feng shui so seriously that if he was on his travels, he would realign any bed he was sleeping in to a north-south orientation. From the same book, todays’s word is augury. Augury is the practice from ancient Roman / EtruscanContinue reading “10th January”

8th January

Today’s words of the day are Preternatural meaning beyond what is normal and Sigil which is an inscribed or painted symbol considered to have magical power. Today’s reading has been varied and thanks to the author Nigel Pennick, I now know that Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, was named after the Northumbrian king Edwin i.e.Continue reading “8th January”