Category Archives: dragons

Time travelling: Fantastic beasts and where to find them…

The reason I had long wanted to take my companion to the church at Breedon on the Hill was carved in stone. On my first ‘accidental visit’, I had been astounded by a collection of cross shafts tucked away in … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Just Men…

Dear Wen… Moi? Nah… Never Six…Six… Six… is a Sun number and also another Nine… Cerne Abbas with its Glastonbury vibe and its church with a Jacket full of Giants… prime revealer of the inner and the outer symbolism which … Continue reading

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Full Circle: Giants in the churchyard

The last of the winter light was beginning to fade as we left St Andrew’s and wandered out into the churchyard. In many respects, what awaited us outside was far more impressive and interesting than the Georgian interior. There were … Continue reading

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North-easterly: Waylaid by wyverns

We didn’t have to go back the long way, but we did. My companion, knowing full well that the moors of North Yorkshire would be calling, and responding to squeaks from the driver’s seat as the hills came into view, … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXXIX: The balance of power…

The church in St Cleer may be dedicated to St Clarus, the missionary saint who fled to France to escape the importunate advances of an amorous noblewoman, but at first glance, that seemed to be one of the few nods … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History IV: Where the earth leads your feet…

While the workshop weekend was officially over, the adventure had only just begun. We said farewell to the Cumbrian contingent, who had a very long drive ahead of them, and the rest of us headed into Dorchester in search of … Continue reading

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Riddles of the Night: Clues on cue

We had known for a long time the main sites we intended to use for the Riddles in the Night workshop. The trouble was, we did not really know why, or what linked them. They are far from being the … Continue reading

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