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Liz Lloyd is Beetley Pete’s guest…

Reblogged from beetleypete: I am delighted to present a guest post from British blogger, Liz Lloyd. This is her own short bio. ‘After 35 years as a primary school teacher and school librarian, I started two blog sites based on … Continue reading

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Feeling it at Holy Hill ~ G. Michael Vasey

Reblogged from The Magical World of G. Michael Vasey: By the time we reached the car from Templštejn, it was already early afternoon and after a quick stop for a late lunch, it was pretty much already dark. So we … Continue reading

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Discovering Templštejn ~ G. Michael Vasey

Reblogged from The Magical World of G. Michael Vasey: A prior trip to discover Templštejn ended with the realization that I had somehow taken a wrong direction – at least for a car – yet the end of that journey … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Ghostly Re-enactment of the Battle of Edgehill ~ Gary Stocker

The secondary school which I attended, Kineton High, was in sight of Edgehill, where the first major battle of the British Civil War was fought. A story used to go around October time, during the Michaelmas Term, about how if … Continue reading

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Whitby Weekend: Fantastic beasts

What we had really come to see at St Andrew’s church had very little to do with the church itself, except that many of the carved, tenth-century stones had been found, used long ago as building blocks within its walls. … Continue reading

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Looking for Templars by Brno ~ G. Michael Vasey

Reblogged from The Magical World of G. Michael Vasey: Another term I had never entered into Google along with my location was ‘Templar’. Imagine my surprise and delight to find yet again that the Templars had been located very close … Continue reading

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Whitby Weekend: Mysteries in stone

It seems rather unfair to call the displayed Viking and medieval stones ‘the best bit’ of St Oswald’s church in Lythe, but in terms of excitement… and for me, at least… they were. I had seen them before…but once is … Continue reading

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Whitby Weekend: Inside the church at Lythe…

Stuart and I had been to Lythe before, some years ago, early in our travels, sent to the little church by a friend. The church is dedicated to St Oswald, a figure we have come upon again and again in … Continue reading

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Whitby weekend: First stop, Lythe

Several years ago, Stuart and I braved the bitter, biting winds of January to visit the Church of St Oswald at Lythe. There were, a friend had told us, stones…carved stones that we would want to see…and that trip had … Continue reading

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Letters from Spain – numero tres ~ Joy Lennick

Reblogged from Joy Lennick: “All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” – Blaise Pascal Hola folks…I believe I left you back in 2005, when there was excitement in the air due to … Continue reading

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