Category Archives: ancient mound

A Thousand Miles of History XII: Hirvedh Treguhyon

We left the Merry Maidens, still buzzing with the magic of the stone circle in the mist. Distracted by the profusion of wildflowers in the hedgerows, we might have driven blithely by, but… “Whoa…” “What’s that…” we said in unison … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History IX: Legends on the rocks

The morning after the workshop, with Alethea and Larissa squeezed into the back of the car, we headed back along the road towards Tavistock, in search of the next site of our day’s explorations. We were going to have a … Continue reading

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Living Lore reblog: Processional Pathways of Ancient Ireland ~ Ali Isaac

Reblogged from Ali Isaac Storyteller: In October 2015, I had a very strange experience at Tlachtga, the Hill of Ward. As I walked the site, I became increasingly dizzy and developed a powerful headache. Half an hour after driving away … Continue reading

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A thousand miles of history III – A ring of life and death

We arrived in Dorchester with time enough for a coffee and a short wander before Helen’s train was due to arrive, after which we would be heading north a few miles to meet our companions for the workshop weekend. Window-shopping … Continue reading

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On the road again…

How much can you really manage to do on a warm, sunny weekend? It is surprising how obliging time can be when it is limited. We do not rush, we are never hurried, but we do seem to manage to … Continue reading

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Enigma #midnighthaiku

Human enigma Achieves the impossible Denies evidence The valley is flooded. Beneath it two villages are drowned. Modern Man works engineering miracles then sails on his creation, trusting his eyes and self-satisfaction. Above the valley are sculpted hills, crowned by … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Fragments of history

Outside the porch of the kirk at Fortingall stands an ancient font. Local legend states that Coeddi himself may have used it to baptise some of the first Christians in the area when the monks of Iona founded a sister … Continue reading

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Chapel-en-le-River II… Stuart France

* “It’s a Cop.” “Look again.” “It’s still a Cop.” “Or a very big Long Barrow.” “But it’s a hill.” “Look again.” “It’s still a hill.” “Or a very big Long Barrow.” “They didn’t build Long Barrows that big.” “Why … Continue reading

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Mound Found! … Stuart France

* …Stones missing. * * Still, at least this time, there appears to be a reasonable enough explanation for their disappearance. Source: Mound Found! … | Stuart France

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Solstice of the Moon: Circles within circles

“I don’t know how you have the temerity to even think about writing up Clava… The place is on a different planet… galaxy… something…” All true. I have no idea where to start… it is a place that needs more … Continue reading

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