‘Watery fairies dance in mazy rings’ Homer: Iliad (c. 800 BCE) Author’s Note: Throughout the British Isles and Ireland, trees were often viewed as ‘sacred’ within Celtic
This means that we face as a nation a terrible collective challenge during which some of us might die. This is a fact even if we do not like it. We must face this challenge with our cultural inner strength (be it Celtic, Pictish, Viking, Asian, Chinese, African or whatever) and stand with defiance in the face of adversity!
A lack of clear thinking dominates the subject of Pictish history, which is relayed to us not by the Picts themselves (as we know very
Today, I doubt the ‘Flemish’ origination for my branch of the Wyles Clan, as we lived for hundreds of years in one traceable village (Duddington) and was a prominent family in that place. If there had been any Flemish origination, it would have been recorded somewhere, but it was not. However, research is ongoing.
The famous scientist named Qian Xue Sen, (as far back as the mid-1990’s), proposed a ‘Great Compendium of Wisdom Studies’ school of thought. In the 21st century, the famous educator Gu Ming Yuan, the President of the Chinese Association of Education, developed the academic subject of Wisdom Studies. Within China there has been the development of the Chinese Wisdom Project Research Council, together with the emergence of the International Chinese Wisdom Society in Hong Kong, as well as the Zhangjiagang City Wisdom Studies Project, and other similar academic institutes.