Dear Wen: Ghaist Stanes…

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Why that particular text for a trip to the hospital was all I was really wondering…?

The old Chestnut, with a twist, of files baked into Bakewell Tarts is possibly not the way to go…

But the ‘…Stane’ will doubtless remain, at least for the time being, an interesting phrase which one is tempted into making the Time Being… can one ever really be anything else…?

The recovery of Ulster’s Epic, ‘Cattle Spoil…’ is accredited to the ‘Ghaist Stane’ of Fergus Mac Roigh, but it isn’t at all obvious in the story as it has come down. For a start the stone is described as his grave stone which makes it sound like it stands in a Church graveyard when in fact, as we now know, it is more or less bound to stand in an open field or moorland…

Not unlike the two ‘Stanes’ we came across over the weekend.

And make no mistake we did ‘come across’ them did we not?

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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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