Albion, Life, Psychology

Choosing the future

The Silent Eye

A few months ago, with what now appears to be an uncanny and uncomfortable prescience, we began a workshop in the Derbyshire village of Eyam. The village is one of those pretty places of old stone and cottage gardens… but it is best known for its response to the outbreak of bubonic plague in 1665.

The plague arrived in the village from London in a bale of flea-infested cloth and swiftly infected the tailor who had ordered it and his assistant, killing them both. This was at the time of the Great Plague of London… the last time bubonic plague reached epidemic proportions in England and during what is now known as the Second Pandemic. The pandemic had begun in China in 1331, with devastating global effects in the days before modern medicine, killing hundreds of millions over the centuries of its periodic resurgences. The Great Plague of London killed…

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2 thoughts on “Choosing the future”

  1. I want to thank Helen for sharing her unique and touching experience of this adventure and also the directors of The Silent Eye for always providing new events and posts for us to share about those events that help provide new food for growth and change. You are all so truly appreciated.

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