Tag Archives: Cumbria

Walking into Prehistory ~ John Bainbridge

Reblogged from Walking the Old Ways: A Neolithic stone circle, a Bronze Age burial cairn used again in the Dark Ages, and a Romano-British defensive settlement – centuries of history in a walk of several miles from the village of … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Drawing in the threads…

I turned the car down a narrow lane to greet Long Meg and her Daughters.  Leaving Kirkoswald church, we had taken the route we have travelled so often towards Penrith. We had driven up and down this road, backwards and … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Filling the cup…

We pushed open the door to St Oswald’s church. It is still with a feeling of anticipation that we cross the threshold of these ancient places of worship. Churches that look incredible from outside have sometimes been so unsympathetically restored … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: From the depths…

We could see, as soon as we passed through the gate, that the church in Kirkoswald was going to be a good one. The village itself bears its name… Oswald’s church… and the dedication was given because the body of … Continue reading

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Sky-Saw III… Stuart France

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Wood ‘n’ Stone… Stuart France

* “Witches ‘n’ Warlocks”… * * “Life ‘n’ Death”… * * “Life in Death”… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Swinside…

The track to which we had been directed by the lady on horseback was the one we had already passed, deciding it had to be the right one, but acknowledging that the ‘farm vehicles only’ sign meant that we would … Continue reading

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A road to now-here… Stuart France

* While it is true… * * The road does… * * Not lead anywhere. Continue reading at Stuart France

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Over the hills…

We left the hotel straight after breakfast… we had something we wanted to see on our way home.  Even though our destination was fifty miles away, it would only add about thirty miles to our journey… but it would take … Continue reading

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Gentlemen take polaroids… Stuart France

* So… * * The sun came out… * * And started playing… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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