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Written in stone

We left the Twelve Apostles and headed in the general direction of the Grubstones, before turning left towards the rippled mirror of High Lanshaw dam, crossing the moraine and descending towards the Lanshaw Lad boundary stone, Green Crag Slack and … Continue reading

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Circle of mist

“Find the path and stay on it…” Stuart and I exchanged a complicit grin as I quoted a phrase from The Initiate. It seemed appropriate; the morning had a feel of our trip to Wayland’s Smithy and Uffington, a little … Continue reading

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Backstone Circle

We had passed a point on the moors where my memory had to reach back, back… deep into childhood. I had not walked this part of the high moors for a very long time and I, of course, was the … Continue reading

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Solstice dawn

We rose as the moon still sailed the heavens and left our hotel just before four on Saturday morning, greeted by our ibis who seemed intent on managing the whole dawn chorus single handed. Now, there may be a case … Continue reading

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