Daily Archives: February 5, 2015

Discovering Albion – day 6: Sarcophagus and standing crosses

I think both our jaws must have hit the floor as we hit the jackpot. The third room of the little museum seemed to bring together all the threads of the skein that we had been following on our travels. … Continue reading

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A Time Machine in Derbyshire

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
A friend who had never been to one of our workshops asked me recently, “But what’s it really like doing that sort of stuff, is it just make-believe and good company or is there…

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Discovering Albion – day 6: Into the crypt

We wandered into the cloisters, following the signs for the ticket office. The ruins are free… but there is a small museum and a tower. The museum we were not too fussed about seeing, but it just shows you… never … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 6: St Andrews… the Abbey

We didn’t go to the Roman Catholic Cathedral where the relics of St Andrew are housed. We were here to see the ancient places where they had once been… lost now to time, buried perhaps somewhere in the vast graveyard … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 6: The elasticity of time.

According to the map we covered another two hundred miles that day. More, if you take into account that we did it all on the back roads , being very gentle with the ailing car and sticking to the coast … Continue reading

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