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Meeting Fairies: My Remarkable Encounters with Nature Spirits

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Fascinating meetings with fire and water spirits andinteractions with the elf king—one person's remarkable encounters with the fairy realm

More than 40years ago Robert Ogilvie Crombie, or Roc as he was affectionately known, found himself in Edinburgh Botanical Gardens, where, to his great surprise, he found himself looking at a faun.Theremarkable, life-changing experience o
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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 1st 2011 by Allen & Unwin (first published 2009)
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Larissa
Nov 29, 2009 Larissa rated it it was amazing
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Robert Ogilvie Crombie, or Roc as he was sometimes known, led a full and fascinating life. Roc was a trained musician, had studied science, was a self-taught spiritualist, and was interested in mythology, psychology, nature and all things 'occult'. In short he was a man with many interests, and a man who many described as being magical.

One day, late in his life, while visiting the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh Roc made a wondrous friendship with a most unique being. A faun. It was not long a
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Amy Vickers
Mar 02, 2013 Amy Vickers rated it it was amazing
Reading this, I couldn't help adoring the author, ROC. A few chapters are included that were written by people who knew him, and he was apparently just as charming in person.

If you've ever felt a spiritual connection with nature that you have longed to explore or you are a gardener who wants to try an alternative approach, this may be a place to start. The book is a short and light read. His accounts of his experiences communicating with nature spirits are lighthearted and sometimes funny.

As th
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Anthony Zappia
I first read of ROC's (Robert Ogilvie Crombie) encounters in the book The Magic of Findhorn by Paul Hawken, so it was great getting the full picture in this collection of stories and accounts. This is a book with a message that's just as valid today as when ROC first uttered it. My only problem with it is that ROC keeps talking about Humanity needing to learn to cooperate with the Nature Spirits and Devas, but we get very few ideas as to how to communicate with these beings.
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