Category Archives: adventure

Field of Towers…

County Tyrone, Wednesday, June 18, 2022… *** *** Barbrook One* on Big Moor in Derbyshire, England, follows a similar pattern. *** *** But there, the cairn is associated with only one circle. *** *** And the cairn has a different … Continue reading

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Little-Big Field…

County Tyrone, Wednesday, 15th June, 2022… *** *** Maybe, the magical battle is still going on? ***   *** The Fomorians are described as one-eyed, one-legged, and one-armed? * Which could just mean that they were regarded as being deformed … Continue reading

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Tirnony Dolmen…

County Derry, Tuesday, 14th June, 2022… *** *** Should it surprise us that people who lived so long ago were engaged in magical practices? *** *** Hardly, and certainly not if we turn a critical eye upon the nature of … Continue reading

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Ballymacaldrack…

County Antrim, Tuesday, 14th June 2022… *** *** There are twenty-seven stones, or sockets for stones, supporting the burial mound. *** *** The ‘rubble’ in the outer court shown above on an old photograph from the nineteen-forty excavation, would have … Continue reading

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Court Cairns…

County Antrim, Tuesday, 14th June, 2022… *** *** From a distance this looked like nothing more or less than a giant moot. *** *** And maybe that is what it really was? *** *** In which case we ought really … Continue reading

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Craig’s Dolmen?…

County Antrim, Tuesday, 14th June, 2022… *** *** The history of Ireland can be perplexing. *** *** On the one hand, there are ample materials stretching far back in time… * And on the other, it is clear that the … Continue reading

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‘Where be Giants?’…

County Antrim, Tuesday, 14th June, 2022 *** ‘In the land of the blind the one eyed man is king.’ *** *** Clochan na bhFomharach, being, ‘Stones of the Fomorians’, who were, according to ancient Irish tradition, the early, if not … Continue reading

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Web of Light…

The Hero’s journey, Sunday, 8th May, 2022… She carries their gifts… the dead ones, their souls in hers, more than memory. – Giants Dance * Take the pouch of seed-stones and hold them close to your heart centre… Close your … Continue reading

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The Ogmios Line…

The Heroes Journey – Friday, May 6th, 2022… Castlerigg Stone Circle * “…Will you forge the straight track for us, old friend?” Merlin asked the giant. Ogmios’ eyes gleamed in the starlight. – Swords of Destiny * The straight tracks, … Continue reading

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UPS, Lost Stones and a question of Time

The four of us donned what protective gear we had with us and set off over the moor. It soon became evident that we should have brought Wellingtons. Stuart was the only one thus sensibly clad and my walking shoes … Continue reading

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