Category Archives: Landscape

Sunset

The sun set tonight. It always does. A blaze of glory in the western sky, Closing the day.   Did you see the flames caress the moon as she rose? Or were you sleeping, dreaming of survival. It will not … Continue reading

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Dawn at Hawk Hill

“Hellooo!” said the unnecessarily cheerful voice at the end of the phone. “You sound wide awake!” “I am,” I replied, though four in the morning is no time for anyone to be dragged from sleep. I reached for the coffee, … Continue reading

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Shaping the world

Back in the earliest days when mankind had his beginnings, it was the land and our response to it that had shaped us. It has been suggested that it was the long grass that caused us first to stand on … Continue reading

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A snowy weekend…

It was touch and go as to whether I would make it north this month, what with the lingering effects of this damnable ‘flu. Then the weather forecast was dodgy. But, in spite of freak sleet storms and icy roads, … Continue reading

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A visit to Haddon Hall

Every time we had driven past Haddon Hall, I had the feeling we needed to go there. The feeling bugged me a bit, as stately homes have not really been part of our research. We tend to be drawn to … Continue reading

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The Curious Folded Stones – James Elkington

Reblogged from Walking with a Smacked Pentax It seemed like I have been stuck indoors forever. I know I was out a couple of weeks ago with Mackenzie up Penyghent, but if I am inside for more than a couple … 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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