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Discovering Albion – day 8: Dead Locks and Angels

We followed the Beadle in silence into the church, grateful for the history he was giving us about the place, as much for the information as for the fact that we had the chance to gather our wandering wits. I … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: the Battle Stone

The road carried us towards Forres, on the way to Inverness. We were, fairly predictably, on the trail of a stone. Not just any stone, though, this one is rather special. It is also quite a large one…though quite how … Continue reading

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Time Travelling: Monumental memories

We could not leave Breedon on the Hill without mention of the Shirley family who left their mark on the little church in no uncertain terms. In fact, as soon as you enter the nave, your eye is immediately drawn … Continue reading

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Time travelling: Fantastic beasts and where to find them…

The reason I had long wanted to take my companion to the church at Breedon on the Hill was carved in stone. On my first ‘accidental visit’, I had been astounded by a collection of cross shafts tucked away in … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time – Warmth by Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: This is the continued account of my weekend away with The Silent Eye. Please click here for part one, part two and part three. We all gathered around the stone, everyone agreeing that it looked … Continue reading

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