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Dreaming Stones: Caught in the Middle…

It was definitely a first… I have never stood within one distinct stone circle and been able to look at two others on the near horizon. The stone circle of Callanish II, otherwise known as Cnoc Ceann a’Gharaidh, stands just … Continue reading

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Calanais: Busy…

* …’Busy’ would, perhaps be a better word? * We do not mind busy stones at all, and this lot look like they are dancing! * However, when the stones are busy with people, things can get a bit disconcerting. … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Line of Sight

The stones of Callanish were still busy. We were going to need supplies… and still needed to refuel the car and pump up the dratted tyre yet again. We thought it was time to leave the stones behind and drive … Continue reading

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The House That Fish Built: Long-Horn O’Leary…

* …From the south came Long-Horn O’Leary and his host. “Hail, the flame-hot hammerer: wielder of the red mallet,” said Father Fish as he lolloped alongside O’Leary’s company on foot, “When the men of Albion return from foreign lands you … Continue reading

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A rift in time…

The hut was dark, save for the smoking lamp, shadows danced around her, drawing her into vision. She sat, silent and still, waiting for what would come, opening herself to the now familiar shift. A strange perfume filled the air, … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Second Sight…

We had returned to the stones of Callanish for a second attempt at getting the feel of a place of which we had a little knowledge but no real understanding.  Facts are not enough, you have to walk the land … Continue reading

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Calanais: Moot-Points…

* We may have to take issue with Burl. * There is nothing cramped about this monument. * And that word implies, does it not, unfit for purpose? Which Callanish most certainly is not. * From a distance the stones … Continue reading

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Flux Tree

* Long ago Coyote was walking his way. He came to a hill on which he saw a man cast his eyes out of his head into a Flux Tree. They hung in the branches of the tree until the … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Invisibility and Other Weirdness…

Just beyond the standing stones of Callanish is a small hillock of boulders and green earth. It was here we sat, partly to contemplate the enormity of the site before us… a place we had both long wanted to visit … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Connor Cruel Crest…

* The house that Father Fish built was constructed in this way: it had nine compartments from fire place to wall, with each facade made of bronze, standing thirty feet high; it took a wagon team to haul each beam, … Continue reading

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