Dear Don: Flies…

Avebury SE weekend 451Dear Don,

Well, that was a pretty interesting weekend all round. No Jesters… unless we qualify as Fools… but the Green Lions were particularly interesting.

Mind you, we will definitely have to go back now, preferably at the Equinox. I hadn’t realised the shaft of light was quite so spectacular across the face of the stone… the one you pointed out anyway as being ‘the daddy’. It does beg the question what they were up to with my ‘scratch dial’ on the adjacent stone and gives credence to what I thought was probably a bit far-fetched even for me.

Have you heard of ‘Silbaby’, by the way? Another disputed mound I came across on Julian Cope’s site? It says, “it’s slopes equate precisely with Silbury’s, it’s exactly on a line between Silbury and The Sanctuary and is co-visible with both, it has a sarsen lying on it, a spring at its base, a “moat” round it and a flat flood plain adjoining it.” It is also on private land and subject to fly-tipping… which is a bit of a sod on several levels.

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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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