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Sep 16Liked by Mr. Troy Ford

Come little children, I'll take thee away / Into a land of enchantment / Come little children, the times come to play / Here in my garden of magic. - Sarah Sanderson, Hocus Pocus

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I adore that you’ve been using the Thoth deck since you were fourteen, it delights me. And so interesting, re Hilma and her channeling, if indeed it were that. I’ve always felt somewhat confused by how little the other four of ‘The Five’ get any recognition… What a beautiful trip you had, Troy! I had no idea there was a treetop walkway, I need to get myself over to Kew.

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There are so many things I enjoy about your writing, Troy - but what stood out for me in this one is that I like being able to see the world through your eyes. I like the things you notice, the way you frame them, and then the way you present those things to those of us lucky enough to be readers of your work.

Like the way you explained seeing the people on the tree top walk, I mean — “Is it some optical illusion? A mirage, a trick of the light? A reenactment of “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” in the lovely but wholly earthbound London suburb of Richmond?” — it’s just so fun and interesting to get a window into how you see the world.

I also copy and pasted a few lines that made me giggle.

“... and lots of people had walked by on the ground per usual” — gold

“my YouTube spirit guide” — a truely unique combination of words

“...or even to disguise the fact that there is no base knowledge, that the divine recipe is, at heart, just mudpies? “ — I love this!

Thanks Troy :)

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Love this post! I also love “coincidences.”

It’s up to you to create the meaning, but all those little connections mean you’re tuned in and on the right track. To what? That part is up to you… 😑🙏🏼💫

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Sep 16Liked by Mr. Troy Ford

Lovely post, Troy. Coincidence or mysticism, who's to say, but I love it when little moments like that happen.

Gosh Kew is lush, eh. Shame that time wasn't on your side with the treetops, but what a great idea to read a story in the place it's meant to be read!

Sorry to hear of the train and travel woes.

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I loved this

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Sep 15·edited Sep 15Liked by Mr. Troy Ford

Such a joy to discover an artist (af Klint) and to learn more about another, great piece, thank you!

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