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Economics

Hard times – economic challenges are often associated with this term, but iron is hard, and so are horse shoes, they need to be hard to protect the hoof, the walk, the gait, the pace. Certainly poor economics does slow

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Soul Defined

Soul includes the inner interpretation of strength.

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History of the Blacksmith

Around 1500 BC and on to 1200 BC, the smelting of iron became common. The technology to make fires hot enough to melt iron did not arise until the 16th century, when smelting operations grew enough to require overly large

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Metal is all about the recipe

My Dad, who learned to be a metal worker during the Second World War, said that a result only works if the ingredients are right. Some metals are incompatible with others. The heat must be right for the metal being

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I refuse to scream

I listened recently on the news to one of those un-associated research findings that the reporters seize upon. This one suggested that children who were taught to be stoic, such as those in rural or aboriginal environments, are possibly ignored

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Ferrier or Blacksmith

A Ferrier shapes iron (an impure carbon based Ferro-magnetic metallic element, malleable at very high heat, strong at normal-range temperatures, used for tool making- once considered a holy metal) with a forge (the smithy where iron is melted and refined),

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More Iron

The soul ferrier is someone with iron in her blood. While iron may rust, it is something our bodies require. It carries oxygen. What carries your oxygen?

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