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Dreaming Stones: From the depths…

We could see, as soon as we passed through the gate, that the church in Kirkoswald was going to be a good one. The village itself bears its name… Oswald’s church… and the dedication was given because the body of … Continue reading

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Time Slip…

…Dusk falls quickly as the mists in autumn and here in the sheltered valley the light is fading. The thin grass is wet and dew-cold as they alight from their ponies, setting them to graze and drink from the wide, … Continue reading

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Nick of Time…

* …On our way back through Little Kimble, we pass St. Nicks of Ellesborough. There are banners and notices outside the churchyard proclaiming that tomorrow the church and its tower will be open to the public and that for a … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Finding the way…

I don’t mind driving on motorways… but they are never my first choice of road. While they do… as long as there are no hold-ups… get you from A to B fast, they do not allow for adventures. You cannot … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Hitting the wall…

After the odd meeting  with the woman at the pub, we now felt we had to visit Hadrian’s Wall. It had been on my mind for a while, for some reason, and had cropped up a lot in odd places … Continue reading

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All Hail Eve…

Anu’s Folk studied in the North-Isles. Four seats there and four sages who taught them; A plentiful sowing… A dutiful flowing… A beautiful glowing… An artful knowing… * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Dreaming Stones: Pause for thought?

With its new tyre, the car was flying south, but, after the marathon drive of the day before, we had decided that a brief stop every couple of hours, to stretch legs and refresh minds, would be a good idea. … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Coincidental…

It was already midnight as we drove along the shores of Loch Lomond. The black, shimmering banks seemed far less than ‘bonny’ as the water lapped at the kerb, the rain blurring the lines between the loch and the road … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Lap of the gods…

It was already well after eight and the light was beginning to fade as we left Eilean Donan. During the crossing, we had booked a hotel in Ayr and, after two nights of sleeping unprepared in the car, we were … Continue reading

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Harbouring the Holy…

* Nemed of Scythia went westward until he reached the Great North Ocean. * Thirty-Four vessels his number, with thirty in each ship. * While sailing there appeared a golden tower on the sea close by. * When the sea … Continue reading

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