Monthly Archives: September 2022

Giant’s Ring…

County Down, Friday, 17th June, 2022… *** *** No one views the biblical story of David and Goliath with anything other than complete veracity. *** *** Yet the biblical time frame is nothing if not sketchy… Continue reading at France&Vincent

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The ancient land…

May as well do day two, then – *** An evening spent over good food and wine and deep conversation is not conducive to early mornings. Nevertheless, in spite of the 3am bedtime, I was up early to find my … Continue reading

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The Twins of Macha…

County Armagh, Friday, 17th June 2022… *** *** For one of the most important sites in the country there was not very much to see. * It was also raining quite heavily so any shots taken were infested with rain-drops … Continue reading

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Continuity

… And day one – *** I collected my friend from the station about 25 miles from my home, and we took a slight detour via a tiny, ancient village. Little Missenden is utterly beautiful. A mixture of periods and … Continue reading

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Ghoul in the Crown?…

County Armagh, Thursday 16th June 2022… *** *** Notwithstanding such spectral speculations… *** *** All this does raise questions… Continue reading at France&Vincent

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Flying kites…

The original post from 22nd March, 2013 in which Sue describes day three of our adventures in what was to become the story of, The Initiate… I woke yesterday to two lines in my inbox that brought a sense of … Continue reading

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The King’s Ring…

County Armagh, Thursday, 16th June 2022… *** *** Although not at all easy to pick… ***   *** The stones of Clontygora… *** *** Comprise yet another court-cairn… Continue reading at France&Vincent

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‘Going Underground’…

County Down, Thursday 16th June, 2022… *** *** The information board cannot be relied upon to furnish accurate information but they can offer, if not a landing strip then at least, a spring board on to better things. *** *** … Continue reading

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Wateresk Dolmen…

County Down, Thursday, 16th June, 2022… *** *** Certainly, such huge stones look difficult to move from place to place… Continue reading at France&Vincent

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‘A New Place’…

County Down, Thursday, 16th June, 2022… *** *** For the first time since our first site a couple of days ago there are people! *** *** And some kind of fairy-thorn within the circle! *** *** This is unusual. Resonant … Continue reading

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