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Otherwise occupied…

After the great deflating tyre adventure that we’d had on our trip to Scotland and the Hebrides. I really wanted to get the currently deflating tyre changed before leaving for the monthly meeting in the north. My one day off … Continue reading

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Talking Head…

* Joshua said, “Judas Thomas, while you are still in the world, attend to the questions of your heart, Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Dreaming Stones: A stroke of luck

Below us there was a loch ringed with hills. In the distance, mountains. Before us, a road that led to the shore. We hadn’t a clue where we were… unless heaven has a place on the map. All we knew … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Incipient weirdness…

It was later than anticipated when we left the rest of our Companions on the Sunday afternoon at the end of the workshop. We hadn’t eaten, needed a garage for the damnable deflating tyre and we were a long, long … Continue reading

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Hunting the Unicorn: Into the Highlands…

We had pumped up the still-deflating tyre once again before leaving Kinross. In spite of all assurances by the mechanic, there was obviously some kind of problem and the winding roads of the Highlands are unforgiving. It was to be … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXII: Seeking the circle

“It’s somebody’s drive.” The neat rows of montbretia made that very clear. Yet, this was at least one of the ways we could, according to the map, get to our first site of the day. We had already driven up … Continue reading

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Poor Kids in the Rich Part of Skye – Chasing Waterfalls – Luke Smith

Reblogged from Journeys Through Pre-World War 3 Britain – part 11 of the journey From Home to End: 15.7.14 Nearly 5am The last couple of days have been on Skye. It’s strangely pretentious here. A kind of contradiction; you are … Continue reading

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On the road again…

How much can you really manage to do on a warm, sunny weekend? It is surprising how obliging time can be when it is limited. We do not rush, we are never hurried, but we do seem to manage to … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Chasing memories

A very long time ago now, I had a wonderful job that took me, every weekend, driving around Britain. By the time I reached Scotland, I knew…barring disaster… whether I would have some time to spare before I needed to … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: A flying visit…

There was absolutely no way we were going to drive to our destination without getting sidetracked. Where would be the fun in that? So we decided that the first place that would take us from the main road north would … Continue reading

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