friends in deep reflection about why prehistoric homes [castles] needed high thick walls and rows of cannons … do you let friends in or keep them at arms length?
WPC: Friend plus a previous post about my bestie – my photo at Edinburgh Castle
Let me challenge and entertain you then I will have made a difference. Enjoy …
Cannons, Castles, Friendship, weekly photo challenge
June 3, 2017 at 11:00 pm
I am sure they wanted some people out. They were constantly battling each other for domination. It was always a matter of life or death. I think friends didn’t exist then. I believe they called them allies, who could turn against them at any time.
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June 3, 2017 at 11:03 pm
thanks Renx .. do you think much has changed?
June 3, 2017 at 11:22 pm
A long time ago, my parents said they could leave their houses unlocked overnight and nothing would happen. Now , houses are like fortressess, with cameras and some warning device. Not much has changed and , will never change as long as there are people with bad intentions exist.
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June 4, 2017 at 6:54 am
yes sadly I think this could be true 😦
June 3, 2017 at 11:07 pm
There’s a saying – good fences make good neighbors. 😉 To answer your question, friends are let in. Good friends.
June 4, 2017 at 6:53 am
i could see that 🙂
June 3, 2017 at 11:17 pm
Good friends are let in.
ah I think you embrace everyone Miriam, you have such an open heart 🙂
June 4, 2017 at 7:59 am
Aw you’re very kind. I think you do too Kate. 🙂
June 4, 2017 at 5:29 pm
then we must be sisters, would love to meet you on your trip 🙂
June 4, 2017 at 7:25 pm
Oh me too Kate. Hopefully it will happen. 🙂
June 4, 2017 at 8:14 pm
June 3, 2017 at 11:40 pm
I must agree with everyone else Kate…good friends are are let in..
June 4, 2017 at 6:55 am
you have such an open kind heart Mich, I’m sure of that 🙂 how are you both?
June 4, 2017 at 8:56 am
Hi kate..well it helps that she viewed the body and it also helps that i bring her to he wake everyday…i see her getting better everyday..so your suggestion is working…
June 4, 2017 at 5:33 pm
glad for that … facing reality is far more healing than wondering, not knowing … 🙂
June 4, 2017 at 12:13 am
My surname is Cannon 🙂 something to do with ancient family ties with operating one of those.
June 4, 2017 at 6:56 am
wow that is revealing Paul 🙂
June 4, 2017 at 8:43 am
Yes, my inner self up and out 🙂
June 4, 2017 at 5:31 pm
lol 🙂 guess it was bound to blast out at some time 🙂
June 4, 2017 at 9:52 pm
June 4, 2017 at 12:31 am
June 4, 2017 at 1:16 am
The response to your question gives good insight into the type of life a person grew up living. Those who were nurtured with kindness and love are more likely to be less defensive and worried about experiencing emotional pain. Those who created their own “walls” to survive childhood are more likely to remain guarded as a natural preventative response to pain. Learning to understand one’s feelings and permitting this awareness to lower one’s defenses provides great opportunities for the future.
June 4, 2017 at 6:58 am
most insightful comment thanks Dr J 🙂
June 7, 2017 at 12:30 am
Your writing brings out the best in people! 🙂
June 7, 2017 at 7:01 am
i wish 🙂
June 4, 2017 at 7:55 am
Excellent question – depends on the friend. Some you can trust with your deepest secrets, others not so much. One only learns the hard way which is which.
June 4, 2017 at 5:27 pm
so true thanks Tina 🙂
June 4, 2017 at 6:20 pm
Friends are let in. I see “strangers” and think of each person as a potential friend. They just aren’t my friend YET. So I let some of them in, too. 🙂
Wow, that photo…and those times depicted in the photo…are fascinating to think about.
I wonder if we are back “there” now with so many people who have alarm systems, cameras, etc., hoping to protect their homes and possessions. ???
June 4, 2017 at 7:37 pm
An amazing picture and the analogy is telling about walls we erect as humans.
thanks Vishal 🙂
June 7, 2017 at 12:12 pm
Interesting thoughts to ponder, Kate. Those days… and today we still have our walls and borders in a physical sense but as for your question… I’ll be open to anyone who wants to reach out 🙋🏻💐
June 7, 2017 at 5:46 pm
yes I knew that Di and I’m sure your posts are benefiting many 🙂
June 7, 2017 at 6:34 pm
Thank you Kate. That’s very kind of you 💐
June 7, 2017 at 7:11 pm
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