Tag: archery

Clearing the Gate.

I am a firm believer in the need for a man to endlessly work on himself, else he risks beginning a slow spiral of decay. In nature there is nothing which does not, without work and care, become slowly decayed and thus lose the…

Restoration

Years ago somebody decided to cover the original wood-finish of this bow with some sort of black lacquer-coating. While harmless to the bow’s purpose it conceals the natural beauty of a one-piece recurve, so I’ve decided to begin wearing the black-coating away. It is a…

Catching Feathers….

The pursuit of Zen is like catching feathers in the wind without damaging them; the harder we try the more impossible the task becomes. The moment we ‘want‘ to catch hold the feather escapes our grasp or is damaged upon capture. It is only when…

Something New

A friend of mine gifted this to me. It has no sights. It has no trinkets. It is not fancy or flashy, but simple and clean. I’ve very little experience with archery of this sort, having only shot compound bows before. This however is…