Dear Don: Trip…

scotland trip jan 15 383Dear Don,

Great trip, wasn’t it? We have so much stuff to work with; even more now I’m digging into the research… let alone so many reasons to revisit a few places!

The other stones at Sandbach look as if they are worth a trip…the description of one of them sounds very similar to the hogback stones, though it isn’t saying it is one. It does refer to the roof-like structure though. And apparently there is yet another cross in the churchyard of ancient date. We may need to check out Cheadle and Acton churches too…

In St Mary the Virgin, Acton. Image:

In St Mary the Virgin, Acton. Image:

Heysham too is throwing up some surprises. You remember the bird carving mentioned on the plaque? I found a pic of it… it is a bird of prey and part of a seat or throne! It actually looks like a big chunk. Lancaster museum might be worth a trip when we are in the area, just to see it. They also have earlier artefacts there.

There is a pre-Roman labyrinth on the beach too, carved into the rocks of the sea cliff… one of only three surviving. Found a picture of that too…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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1 Response to Dear Don: Trip…

  1. I love the landscape. Now i know why they make such a formidable whisky.too 🙂 Best wishes for the week. Michael

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