Category Archives: dragons

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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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

In December 2017, Stuart and I ran one of the Silent Eye’s regular workshops, this time in Derbyshire. As our workshops are currently on hold because of the pandemic, and as the story of the workshop was originally published in … Continue reading

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Another flying visit…

The door was actually open as we passed, so it would have been rude not to stop. “It could be a long morning…”said my son, settling back with amused resignation as I grabbed the camera and hopped out of the … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Dragon…

Dear Don, ‘Morphology of the Dragon’… that has to qualify as a chapter title… I really think that between that photo and the lay of the land, you are on to something with Uffington, you know. That would explain the … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: IndieAni Bones and the dragon’s lair

It was a misty morning when she woke me. She was up and about earlier than usual… I wasn’t even awake when she started bustling about… and yet, when I’d had my breakfast and went for the leash, all I … Continue reading

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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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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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