invention of tools gave humans an advantage over their environment
animals, from those early beginnings things have changed rapidly.
In Celtic times symbolic 'tools' were cast into lakes and rivers
as votive offerings to the
gods as a prayer, wish or in gratitude, the water being seen as
a gateway to the
Many of the worlds territories have boundaries determined by rivers,
a precise line being
chosen along the 'thalweg' - the deepest channel.
However, the fluid nature of water exists in a different realm,
sometimes maps show wiggly
boundary lines which wander away from and rejoin a meandering
river, reminding that
nature has its own priorities.
The paradox remains of this giant saw made from wood and the thought
of cutting water.
'Seesaw Margery Daw
Jack shall have a new master
He shall earn but a penny a day
Because he can't work any faster'
Children's nursery rhyme said to have origins from an old sawyers