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Stretch… Stuart France

* “So, how long is a stretch?” “Long as a piece of string, I guess.” “Sorry, that’s the wrong question.” “And the correct question is?” “Give me a second, okay, got it. How old is a stretch?” “You may need to elaborate.” … Continue reading

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Thor’s Cave III… Stuart France

* “All this cave hopping,” said Butch. * * “I know, it’s good isn’t it,” laughed Serafina. * * “All this cave hopping makes the Old World New again.” Continue reading here

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Thor’s Cave II… Stuart France

* * Before oracular heads were buried in hills… * * They were kept in caves where they could be petitioned by the populace… * Continue reading here

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Thor’s Cave… Stuart France

* Had there been any doubt about where we were going next… Which there wasn’t. * * For once, our destination proved quite easy to get to. A car park was suggested by the guidebook and in the car park … Continue reading

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A walk on the wild side…

We could see the back of our destination from the graveyard. To be fair, we’d had no intention of visiting a graveyard…not this time at least. We had sort of hoped the local church was attached to it, but no … Continue reading

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Stones in the stones

It wasn’t the most promising sky… or at least, what it was promising didn’t look pleasant, but we really felt the need to get out and about. There was work to be done and, as that work takes us across … Continue reading

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Keeping a promise

It was the first opportunity we had to re-visit the stone circle below Hordron’s Edge and we had a promise to keep, planting a crystal in the earth at a very specific spot. It was not the best of days, … Continue reading

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