ReaveA long and low boundary wall or bank, found especially on Dartmoor and in Devon, mostly now sunk back into the landscape. Also, as a verb, to tear, split, divide or cleave. [caption id="attachment_171626" align="aligncenter" width="778"] Inside of the walls of Wawel Castle, we watch the gigantic strawberry moon rise on Midsummer's Eve 2016 and see the ballet in the castle . Copyright Content Catnip 2015[/caption]
Rof/rifaAn Icelandic word meaning to rip or tear something. Rof á landi refers to the rupture of the top soils of the land or erosion, [caption id="attachment_179090" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] A canal bridge over a road in Edinburgh. Copyright Content Catnip 2010[/caption]
ReaveTo take away life, rest or sight. From the Oxford English Dictionary.
Or art thou bent against thy loyal lord, To reave his life that gives thee life and breath? - The Cobbler’s Prophecy, 1594 (sig. E3v).
Currently I am in Kyoto and today my boyfriend and I enjoyed the zen gardens of the Hogon-In temple in Arashimaya, Kyoto. Originally established in 1461 by Hosokawa Yoriyuki who was the noted deputy of the shogun during the Muromachi period (1336-1573). It is a small but majestic sub-temple within the large and beautiful Tenryu-ji […]More