Wouldn’t it be nice if I broke my excruciatingly long silence here with something in-depth and profoundly meaningful?
Well… too bad…
On a car journey today, I noticed –
Gen, the mountain, meaning a barrier, stilling, stopping.
Kan, chasms and flowing water, danger and the unknown.
Zhen, thunder: beginning, initiative, movement.
Hm. Does this reveal the trigrams as a deep pan-cultural archetype within the human psyche?
Oh, and there was also one set of lights out of order, so that would be , kun, as in
‘…A noble one has a direction to go.
At first: confusion…’
Warning: this system should not be used as an alternative to the Highway Code. I’m reliably informed that interpreting the amber + red phase as ‘filter softly through the traffic like wind through branches’ will not help you to pass your driving test.