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Bridle Rock…

The Bamburgh Beast * … The Great Stone in the ballad is known as Spindleston Heugh(s), and is a dolerite crag on the Whin Sill (‘Dark Flat’) escarpment in the parish of Easington. * The Spindle Stone is a natural … Continue reading

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The Shreiking Womb: Binding

* …Deirdru didn’t pine long for soon after that Neesh was out alone on the ramparts of Emain.   Deirdru slipped outside and passed him by. “Why, that’s a fine heifer going past,” said Neesh.   “The heifers grow well … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: ‘Molten-Minds’…

Dear Wen, There is no good reason why straight line thinking should be in charge, it is not only vacuum’s that nature abhors, and as anyone who served in the Roman (Acch phut!) Army will attest, marching in straight lines … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: ‘Old-Man-Young’…

Dear Wen One really cannot expect the authorities to know aught of these things, they lack imagination and insight. It strikes me that the ‘Stepping Stones’ and the ‘Sleeping Giant’ weekend may also have been the occasion of ‘Young James’? … 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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Beyond the bounds: Cultures…

* … Notwithstanding the benefits of pure service, which are indeed immense. * The ‘designers’ may also have needed to accomplish something else. * There is no doubt that the sites utilise magical principles to interact with the wider landscape. … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Continental Drift…

Dear… Donsta? Okaaay… One wonders if you are quite well? The Black Beast points out that one could even read a note of affection into your comment about the Black Lake… and asks if you might be in need of … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Continental Drift…

Dear Wen, So, our ‘Oirish’ trip turned out to be very different, and not at all what we were anticipating… Still, at least we got to see Dublin, albeit briefly, although, I cannot help thinking that the ‘Black Lake’ would … Continue reading

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Dragon Spawn… Stuart France

* … And so the Blessed Isle of Britain flourished with sumptuous buildings and courageous and valiant Knights. The land was replenished with cities, and divided into shires and counties… * The City of Coventry was the place where the … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Extrusions…

Dear Wen… Well, I regard that as a tad unfair seeing as though my slug trails aren’t actually slug trails at all. I quite like slugs anyway… admittedly it is not ideal to have herds of them wandering about the … Continue reading

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