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France and Vincent… Finding Don and Wen

It served me right for kidnapping a genius with one foot in several other worlds and eyes fixed firmly beyond any horizon I had ever seen. And I only kidnapped him a little bit. And he didn’t seem to mind … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: ‘The Dark Virgin’…

Dear Wen… Great to see the Red Kite flying over the tower. It always was a great location and now with Red Kites to boot… Good, too, that the tree stump has been disposed of. It caused us such a … Continue reading

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Dear Don: ‘The Dark Virgin’…

Dear Don… Thought you might like to see what has been happening at the Virgin of the Ridge since last we were there. I can’t believe the change in the place since we wrote about it in The Initiate and … Continue reading

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Father Bear… Stuart France

Pentre Ifan * Which translates, ‘Ivan’s Village’ but was also formerly known as, ‘Arthur’s Quoit’. Another ‘quoit’, and only a few miles away from the last one. This seems, if anything, a little unimaginative. Or, alternatively, it could signal a … Continue reading

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In-and-Out of Time… Stuart France

* ‘Joseph of Arimathea a wealthy Metal Merchant first traded here for lead and copper from Priddy and Greenore in the Mendips, and for tin from Cornwall. The two former would ship from Pilton’s Harbour which was situated just below … Continue reading

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Free Time… Stuart France

* ‘…all the great thinkers recognise the importance of rational thought and also the importance of getting beyond the rational and that’s where the myths and fairy stories come in…’   – The Heart of Albion * Ancient terms of measurement … Continue reading

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More sea mist… Stuart France

* After our pre-historic village and our cause-wayed isle, we return to Lands End, ostensibly, to at least, again, consider ‘doing-the-touristy-thing’… Only to find that our dragon has been dining out on pea soup and that the parking charge would … Continue reading

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St Just… Stuart France

* “And what did St Just do?” * * “Well, apart from displaying his true colours, and confirming the link between the stonework of ancient and less ancient sacred sites, he also reminded us why we’re here.” Continue reading at … Continue reading

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How to disguise your sacred monument… Stuart France

* Firstly, cover it with the Dragon’s Breath… Secondly, consign it to a relatively late historical period… Thirdly, invent for it a plausible name… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Earth -Sea… Stuart France

* Not only did our last hotel fail to provide any windows, to speak of, in our room,   it also failed to provide us with a breakfast… * Which is just as well, really, for we were up, and … Continue reading

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