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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jun 2018 9:05 p.m. PST

… mythical and miraculous places west of medieval Europe,

"If one stands on the limestone cliffs of the island of Aran, off the western coast of Ireland, an unbounded view opens up towards the west. While deep below, on the foot of the cliff-face, the breakers roll in from the ocean and smash against the island's bedrock, in the distance the blue of the Atlantic waters stretches on and on until it merges with the sky, the one blurring into the other in a way which almost obliterates the horizon. Irish storytelling both the storytelling of modern folklore and that of medieval literature does not accept that this vast space between the Old World and the New could truly be an empty one…."
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The Last Conformist06 Jun 2018 4:32 a.m. PST

What, the Hebrides, Azores, Falklands, Lesser Antilles, etc., etc. aren't enough for you? Are you greedy or something? :p

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Jun 2018 9:59 a.m. PST

(smile)

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darthfozzywig Supporting Member of TMP06 Jun 2018 11:24 a.m. PST

China solves the lack of islands with boatloads of rocks.

Twilight Samurai Supporting Member of TMP06 Jun 2018 11:07 p.m. PST

Nibble, nibble, bite! Works for Vlad, why not Winnie too?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Jun 2018 10:27 a.m. PST

(smile)


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