THE PREFACE

“When you are old and gray and full of sleep; and nodding by the fire. Take down this book, and slowly read,and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace. And loved your beauty with love false or true; But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you  And loved the sorrows of your changing face. And bending down beside the glowing bars, murmur, a little sadly, how love fled and paced upon the mountains overhead. And hid his face amid a crowd of stars.” W. B. YEATS

‘TO SEE A WORLD IN A GRAIN OF SAND … AND A HEAVEN IN A WILD FLOWER … HOLD INFINITY IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND … AND ETERNITY IN AN HOUR’ ~ Augeries of  Innocence ~ WILLIAM BLAKE (1757 – 1827) Poet-Painter & Mystic

I might have been a portrait painter; I would have liked nothing better than to have been recognised as a notable painter on this brief stop over on planet Earth. To introduce myself and my work would have been wonderful  But I am too modest to proceed further; and anyway my enthusiasm has phutted out … . Suffice to say that my intention over the next decade or two is to alleviate the ennui by this self-centred venture and perhaps to identify with like-minded life – forms.

My journey begins amongst distant stars …. chemistry flashing through the universe  in zip time billions of earth years ago ….

amino acids formed and blew thtough forming galaxies

yo solar systems and settling on our little star called the Sun

Nuclear fusion on and on in timeless rhythm

cascaded down to our coalescing obloid spheroid

And settled in the murk of Primordia

DEDICATION
I dedicate this to Mum & Dad, without whom I would have been lost in this big big world …

Kind and Loving  genuinely decent people

we all say this about our parents… but we were blessed with having Bob & Essie as our parents

DO COME IN PLEASE TO REMOVE YOUR BOOTS ..

A preliminary / introductory statement (incl HOMAGE & DEDICATION)
Introduction: Information essential to the main text
Quote :  I have made for you a nice hot cup of Sennapod tea … very good for the bowels
Quote : Defining God is a very difficult proposition
But we must, at least, view ‘him’ as infinite and not temporal
Quote : Primitive nth roots of unity are roots of unity whose multiplicative order is n
They are the roots of the nth cyclotomic polynomial

We shall see ..
With best intentions,

Signed

DATE AND PLACE OF WRITING :
SPRING  2018
MAIN CULVERT ENTRANCE
THE PARK

FOREWORD BY CHRISTOPHER