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Enigma in Stone… Stuart France

* “High and low they seek them…” “When they bother to seek at all.” “…But they will never work it out.” “I tend to agree.” Continue reading at Stuart France

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Mother-Earth-Mound… Stuart France

* I have it in my mind that we have been to Avalon at least once since our last presentation there which was way, way, back in December Two-thousand-and-fourteen. But, when I think, it is difficult to say precisely when, … Continue reading

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Sun-Day… Stuart France

* On one side a giant kisses the sky, On the other a fore-finger, its hand buried in clay. Yet should you ask, ‘why?’ There is no one left to say… * Can a sliver of blue heaven Between hard … Continue reading

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Time before… Stuart France

* Time before and time after… * * After the restless craving for earth, * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Hagiology… Stuart France

* How big is the body? * * Big as a house… * * Big as a temple… ** Big as a mountain… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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A Thousand Miles of History XXXXVII: Somewhere old, something new…

Instead of driving to the Red Lion as is our ‘tradition’ when coming back from these research trips via Avebury, we decided, for a change, to stop at the pub on the outskirts of the great monument. There was no … Continue reading

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In Hack-Pen Hedge… Stuart France

Animism 1. Doctrine that the soul is the vital principle of organic development. 2. Attribution of conscious life or spirits to nature or natural phenomena. 3. Belief in the existence of spirits separable from bodies. “There’s a large stone in … Continue reading

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Avenues… Stuart France

* And from Needles of Stone, to Avenues, or at least, what remains of one… The ‘Mary Line’ runs right through the two stones… Continue reading at Stuart France

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Hackpen Hill… Stuart France

* Even our ‘elusive barrow’ was bigger than we expected. We couldn’t help being reminded of the Fairy Mine. * * And we would have got a lot closer still but for the seven-foot-tall stinging nettles. Continue reading at Stuart … Continue reading

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‘Aye’ of the day’s eye… Stuart France

* Approaching Avebury in this way we got to side-step the crowds. * * Most of whom had been unceremoniously penned into the Red Lion. * * But it is not about meticulous planning. * Continue reading at Stuart France

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