Category Archives: Sacred sites

Little gems – All Saints, Burton Dassett II

There is a calm, clean feeling to the church of All Saints in Burton Dassett. It isn’t just the limewashed walls or the plain glass in the windows… not the stone flagged floor or the mefdieval tiles. It is something … Continue reading

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A country church

If the only way I can get out and play at the moment is to revisit old haunts, then so be it, Four years ago, I stumbled across a little gem of a church… very unexpectedly… For once, I had … Continue reading

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Heart of Albion: Triad of Albion, Book Two ~ Stuart France and Sue Vincent

He scared them. He knew things. He was Fey… He had talked to the soldier. They had come from far away, marching across the hill with their sharp swords and short kilts, shiny metal at their breast and sun dark … Continue reading

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North-easterly: Sidetracked and Gobsmacked

We had chosen to take a very long route home for one simple reason… there was something we wanted to see that was never going to be on our way to anywhere. So the possible three hour journey took us … 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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Captured #midnighthaiku

Beauty beyond age Serenity beyond grief A delicate touch Medieval mastery Capturing a mother’s heart * The wall painting here can be found at the little church of All Saints in Burton Dasset… a place I visited with friends some … Continue reading

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North-easterly: Sidetracked Again

It doesn’t matter where we go, the habit of rising early for work seems to follow us, so it was no surprise that we were up and out a long time before we would be meeting the rest of the … Continue reading

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North-easterly: Sidetracked by Stones

As the tides would not allow us to cross to Holy Island before eleven, three of us were on the road early to visit a stone circle. It had been a late decision… very late, in fact, but as Gary … Continue reading

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Beyond the bounds: Contact…

* But what would the first meeting have looked like? * Like Cortez, or Cook, or Columbus… * The travellers, apparalled differently, brought gifts, and some of these were, later, still deemed worthy of record… * Their manners, and customs, … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion- Day 7 : High as the Sun…

The parking ticket was heading towards its last hour as we headed for the remains of St Rule’s church within the Abbey precinct. The little church was built in AD1130 and although only a shell now remains, its tower still … Continue reading

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