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Orkney – the Broch of Gurness ~ Deborah Jay

Reblogged from Deborah Jay: During this strange phase of our lives, I plan to keep on sharing our tour of Orkney last year – so lovely to look at places we cannot currently visit. Swapping time periods again, next came … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Dorcas…

Dear Wen, ‘O Great Seer, pray turn a page and read to us from the Dread Book of Assassinations…’ Just a pity we will not be able to quote from it in any of  the books! The pigeon made you … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Wednesbury…

Dear Wen I suppose ultimately ‘Odin’s Steed’ is the eight-spoked wheel of the year, which he rides like the wind and which could almost be yet another parallel with the ‘Christ-Spirit’ that blows where it listeth… Repton and Breedon would … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Saxon Sisters…

Dear Don, It’s been a bit hectic round here this week, what with one thing and another, but I did manage to dig up our Saxon sisters… not literally, you understand… though I’m working on that…. I did find a … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: ‘The Dark Virgin’…

Dear Wen… Great to see the Red Kite flying over the tower. It always was a great location and now with Red Kites to boot… Good, too, that the tree stump has been disposed of. It caused us such a … Continue reading

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A medieval charnel house below the streets of Spitalfields ~ Caroline at Flickering Lamps

Reblogged from Flickering Lamps: Today, Spitalfields often feels like something of a battleground between the area’s rich and varied heritage and the seemingly unstoppable march of gentrification and redevelopment. Located on the north-eastern edge of the City of London, in … Continue reading

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And again, should we wash upon, Loch Awe shore… ~ Gavin MacGregor

Reblogged from heritagelandscapecreativity: Vicarious serendipities, perhaps, could have only ever occurred at this location? It started with a couple of images from 1970. I would encounter them once every few years or so, but they haunted me over several decades. … Continue reading

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Whitby Weekend: Within the Abbey

We did not visit the Church of St Mary, perched on the edge of the cliffs. I have to wonder for how much longer it will stand and was glad to have spent some time there on our previous visit … Continue reading

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Living Lore: The Red Horse of Tysoe, or “The Nag of Renown” ~ Gary Stocker

Chalk horses carved into hill sides, whether they are ancient like the one at Uffington or more modern, like some others in the locality are fairly well known about. However there was a red horse carved into the hillside above … Continue reading

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Archeological Legacy of Kan Bahlam II ~ Leonide Martin

Reblogged from Leonide Martin: K’inich Kan Bahlam II Temple XVII Tablet Kan Bahlam II was a Renaissance Man centuries before that term was invented. He left an archeological legacy that is unsurpassed among Maya kings. His brilliant mind conceived a … Continue reading

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