…The key to Arbor Low is to regard the stones as always having been laid flat.
That way they immediately begin to speak and the first thing they say has to do with time.
Wen ‘got’ a clock-face and I ‘got’ a Zodiac.
There are a number of alleged terrestrial Zodiacs in Albion the most famous being in Glastonbury and it would be very tempting to try and link that in with the twelve hides granted to St Joseph of Arimathea by Arviragus and his cohorts, whoever they may be.
Cohorts, here, may not be a strictly accurate term.
Three pagan kings donated the hides according to one legend and the names and identities of the other two pagan kings’ starts to assume intriguing possibilities when once we learn that Arviragus held Cadbury Castle, hill fort and reputed site of Camelot and visible from Glastonbury Tor at about a distance that we have come to regard as a seven league stride.
Strides and legendary figures in the landscape appear to have an affinity…
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