Tag Archives: Derbyshire

Looking Out…

* I have lain here for millennia watching ages pass. * Great beasts once roamed my slopes. I saw them take to the air. Their leathery calls scarring the sky. In a fiery eye-blink they were gone. * Continue reading … Continue reading

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Wake up, turn on, tune in…

* To find a stone laid by the Snake of Steel City, Before the Lowly-Ladies House, Beyond a Blood-Baked Bridge, Continue reading at France & Vincent

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Discovering Albion- Day 2: Merry Meetings and Manchester Airport

Friday was a good day. We had a late and leisurely start after a fair amount of talking and a little wine… note the restrained understatement on both those counts… The car was packed and ready to go… we would … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion- Day 1: Living History

Back to the car for the final stretch of the drive to Yorkshire. We were not meeting till five, so I had plenty of time left to explore. It is amazing how elastic time can be. When the days are … Continue reading

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A Harmony of Eight – Stuart France

* The point sits at the centre of the square, where its two diagonals intersect. * * From the same intersection, another square can be drawn at right angles to the first. Like this, we create eight equidistant points. * … Continue reading

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Lands of Exile: But ‘n’ Ben

Lands of Exile: But ‘n’ Ben Stuart France & Sue Vincent For once, Don was right… it was all Wen’s fault. If only Ben had not insisted in going back for the gun… Don and Wen should hand themselves in … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time ~ Worlds Without Borders

We left Arbor Low and headed back to the village of Monyash and the pub for lunch. Once again, we seemed to have seen and done far more than should be possible in such a short time, slipping across the … Continue reading

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Carrot and Coals: Calling

* …I have to wonder about Wen. Even before the ‘Wen’ thing she was a little too eager to run off to all the farthest flung reaches of the known universe at the drop of a hat. The ‘hat’ in … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time ~ The Serpent Stones

We followed the earthen avenue from Gib Hill to the banks of Arbor Low. You do not really get a clear impression of where you are here; the roads climb steadily as they cross the undulating landscape and, by the … Continue reading

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Carrot and Coals: Telling Stone

* …I wait until I see Wen’s shoulders shaking with grief then go and collect her. As I said earlier, I do not really know why she has to keep punishing herself in this way. Foolishly, we walk back along … Continue reading

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