Category Archives: Ancient sites

Horizon – Stuart France #writephoto…

* Another milestone of time. There is no youthful compassion to commiserate with me. There is no “Surprise!” party. Just a cold, cold dawn… Continue reading here

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Spring – Stuart France #writephoto…

* …They do have something of the ‘other-world’ about them these places. ‘No un-authorised person beyond this point,’ said the sign. ‘But we are more authorised than anyone ever could be,’ said Wen. It is difficult to disagree but then … Continue reading

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The Other-Side of Space… Stuart France

* So Cor and Fran retreated to the start of the green sward and replayed as accurately as they could remember the events that had led to Min’s mysterious disappearance. Fran ran on ahead and when she got to the … Continue reading

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A Far-Flown Arrow… Stuart France

* “Where did she go?” “I dunno.” Poor  Fran and Cor, in this day and age people are not supposed to disappear, or at least, not like that. They still do though. Despite their understandable confusion. Over a thousand people … Continue reading

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The ghost of a castle

Castleton is a town of old, mellow stone, winding lanes and history. On the edge of the cliff, high above the cavern, stands Peveril Castle. The position, even to the untrained eye, appears to be both impregnable and a blatant … Continue reading

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The Henge Within a Housing Estate from Walking with a Smacked Pentax

During the late 1970’s, when excavations were being dug for a new housing estate just outside Stirling in Scotland, a prehistoric henge* was discovered. Work was stopped whilst the archaeologists examined the site – and the housing estate was eventually replanned and … Continue reading

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Let down your hair… Stuart France

* …”Oh really… and what are the problems with Rapunzel?” “It is not possible to climb a tower by somebody’s hair, without breaking their neck, no matter how long it has grown.” “Then it must be symbolic.” “If the tower … Continue reading

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