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Gone to earth… Stuart France

* It is, perhaps, natural to speculate on the original inhabitant of our next site… ** Given its proximity to Dans Maen, a short walk away, Continue reading at Stuart France

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Dans Maen… Stuart France

* This kind of weather adds to the atmosphere of these places, and makes the sun big… * The Merry Maidens stone circle is another of those with an attendant legend…   Continue reading at Stuart France

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Belerion… Stuart Fance

* …Penzance seems unimpressed with our presence. The thick veil of mist and mizzle thrown up on our arrival has, by sun-up, intensified and is now accompanied by a sea-chill… * * If our hotel room had any windows we … Continue reading

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Priest of the Sun III…

Maiden Castle – Dorchester * … “Whither goest thou, Priest of the Sun?” “I go hence to the High Place for the soul is in need.” “What is that need?” “The need is Light.” “And what will you give for … Continue reading

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The Giant and the Sun – The Great Hill II

(Continued from Part I) Halfway across the length of Maiden Castle, the terrain changes. It is a slight demarcation… little more than a step ‘up’ at one end… yet the change is palpable. While the western entrance leads onto a … Continue reading

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Of wood and stone… Stuart France

* Now, the grandiose is all very well and groovy… * * But reality is often much more mudane… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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The Giant and the Sun – The Great Hill

Our final site of the official weekend workshop was Maiden Castle, an enormous prehistoric structure just outside the Roman town of Dorchester. We gathered in the car park beneath the hillfort and began the climb to its gates. The name, … Continue reading

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Holy Scions… Stuart France

* Given that we were now checking out the ‘Michael Line’, One might have expected some sort of ‘Angelic Support’… * * But even by our standards, The send off assumed ridiculous proportions… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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The Giant and the Sun – Accident or Design

Although the hexagram was the main ‘pattern in the landscape’ that we had come to investigate… with a little help from the Giant on the hillside… there was another pattern that had been intriguing our companions… that of the crop … Continue reading

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Callings… Stuart France

* It is entirely possible that this ‘fella’ once stood in a ‘circle’. He now guards a lay-by in an unassuming stretch of Dartmoor, if such a thing can be said to exist. * * Nearby, stands a ‘wayside cross’ … Continue reading

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