Albion, Folk Tale, Trickster

Be it so…

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A couple more lines on this… Before attempting to wrap it up… The full title of the tale is… The Voyage of Bran to the Land of the Living… Because of other texts in the canon… It is tempting to surmise that it should actually be… Land of the Living Heart… Which certainly works… But maybe its not, and remember, the people there do not die! This being the case, it begins to look like Bran’s voyage was the Celtic version of… The Egyptian Book of the Dead… So called… The real title of which… Is, The Book of Coming Forth by Day… Who, or what, we wonder, is responsible for such misdirection?

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Macs for the Scottish… And the Irish… Are sons… Manannan, quite apart from, possibly, being a god… Is ‘a son of the sea’… Our future… Is the son… Of our past… And we are the sons… And daughters… Of our ancestors… Had the future been around in the past… It would have been able to point out… That Fee… And Jo Cass… And Jon… And Jay-Kay… Whom we haven’t yet met… But who… We will meet… And Mark… And presumably… Even, Mog… But that still needs to be checked… All have Irish ancestry… Which is curious… Woz… Would have to be Welsh… Cymru… Even so… It still works.

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The Celtic Folk Soul… It is true… Embraces most of the British Isles… Not sure about the… So called English, though… Which is what we all thought we were… Those macs in Liverpool are… More or less duty bound to be Irish… Yet, Paul traced his roots back to Scotland… And bought a remote farm there… Jay-Kay went to study in Scotland… In Aberdeen… And that is a story… In and of itself… Pretty soon we’ll not be allowed to be anything… Other than ‘global earthlings’… This all has rather sinister overtones… And for that… And, a-thousand-and-one, other reasons… It is not going to work.