Tag Archives: Ancestors

The Last Post?

This may be the final post that I get chance to write for the Silent Eye… that decision has been taken out of my hands. I spent much of last week in hospital, having, as many of you know, been … Continue reading

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Veins of time ~ Jane Dougherty

Reblogged from Jane Dougherty Writes: In the hollow under-the-ground stone-flagged whorled endlessly the silence of five thousand years of night whispers. No breath but moth souls brush with papery wings this space a womb cradling death in the dark Continue … Continue reading

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Shadow Play…

* ‘Shadowing’ is our term for the phenomenon whereby a standing stone, or group of stones, recreates a distant landscape feature and thereby renders it immediately apparent or tangible. Most other megalithic writers on the subject have also, independently, recognised … Continue reading

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The Small Dog has the Last Word…

“Anu, old boy, how did you get here?” Frankly, as a mention in their latest book, it isn’t good enough. Not only have they changed my name and gender, but I am pretty sure it is the only mention of … Continue reading

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Guest Author: G. Michael Vasey ~ Chasing the Mysterious and Magical to Connect with the Land

I have always found life to be mysterious. Even from a young age sitting contemplating reality and asking those mind-boggling questions… ‘why am I here?’ and ‘what am I?’, I have been driven by an outlook at life as an … Continue reading

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The Pylon Gate…

* “Behold! The Double Son of the Songstress, hail to you Great God, Lord of Truth and Justice who oversees the completion of the Sacred Eye in the City of the Sun. My purity is that of the Great Benu-Bird … Continue reading

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The City and the Stars (1) – Skara Brae ~ Steve Tanham

With the Pictish Trail weekend a long car journey and a boat ride behind us, we had awakened in Stromness to the early morning of an overcast Orkney day – The excavated and intact Neolithic village of Skara Brae was … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: The Field of Prayer

There were many merry meetings in Inverurie, bringing a golden glow to the afternoon that belied the grisaille of rain and wet stone. We were greeted outside our meeting place with fierce hugs from a lady we love dearly and … Continue reading

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Naked Earth

Looking at the map of prehistoric sites across the land, where there are just so many to see, I wondered just how long it would take to visit them all. Most of Britain is the same once you get outside … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time ~ Inner Circle

We walked through the cairns, seeing their contours in the rise and fall of the heather, knowing many more were now hidden by the late summer bracken. We were heading for the prosaically named Barbrook II. We know it better … Continue reading

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