Category Archives: Ancient sites

Damp disaster and diamond days

The morning was magical. It was one of the most beautiful dawns I have ever seen. Mist poured over the moors, white as snow, turning to liquid gold at the touch of the sun. Shaded valleys, frosted with diamonds, glinted … Continue reading

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Haunting #midnighthaiku

There are many burial mounds dotted around the ancient landscape of Avebury, echoing perhaps, in miniature, the great mound of Silbury Hill. Some are round barrows, others sheem to shadow the shape of the ceremonial stone axes that have been … Continue reading

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Going to waste…

Not far from the Oxfordshire village of Stanton Harcourt is a huge landfill and waste site on the edge of an industrial estate. Not, perhaps, the first place you would think of to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon, in spite … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – Ani’s adventure

They took me somewhere special the other day. It took me a while to get ’em moving. The sunniest of days and they were just sitting there. Okay, it was hot… and there was cheese… so p’rhaps they could be … Continue reading

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Greeting the Sun by M.C. Tuggle, Writer

My wife and I just got back from visiting our daughter and son-in-law at Scott Air Force base. One of our stops was the Cahokia Indian Mound near Saint Louis, Missouri, the site of the largest Native American city north … Continue reading

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Aurally Speaking… Stuart France

* “But what does it mean, I mean, why insist upon this sort of ‘Geometric Embedding’?” “There may be several reasons, but one is certainly preservative.” “Coding may be another…” “…And quit possibly, keying.” “Keying sounds interesting?” “Keying is still … Continue reading

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Stepping back…

I spent too much of the day twiddling my thumbs in hospital waiting rooms far from home, thanks to the economic logic that sends patients to distant towns, not just for the specialist units…which is understandable… but for routine appointments…which … Continue reading

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