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Calanais: Sentinels and Sights…

* Some of the stones look too tall and too thin to have stood for so long. * Especially in this wind… * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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The House that Fish Built: Far Seeing One…

* …As the spencers rose to serve the food, the charioteer of Connor Cruel-Crest stood up and addressed the king, “O Far Seeing One,” he said, “many are the feats of Connor; majestic and commanding his gait, clashing swords he … Continue reading

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A Magical Tradition… Stuart France

* The Roman Catholic Church’s criteria for ‘conferring sainthood’ rests upon intercession. * Intercession can be described as, ‘the predilection of disincarnate entities to effect the incarnate world in a positive way’. * If enough people report a successful outcome … Continue reading

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The House That Fish Built: Long-Horn O’Leary…

* …From the south came Long-Horn O’Leary and his host. “Hail, the flame-hot hammerer: wielder of the red mallet,” said Father Fish as he lolloped alongside O’Leary’s company on foot, “When the men of Albion return from foreign lands you … Continue reading

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Flux Tree

* Long ago Coyote was walking his way. He came to a hill on which he saw a man cast his eyes out of his head into a Flux Tree. They hung in the branches of the tree until the … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Connor Cruel Crest…

* The house that Father Fish built was constructed in this way: it had nine compartments from fire place to wall, with each facade made of bronze, standing thirty feet high; it took a wagon team to haul each beam, … Continue reading

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Calanais…

* Given that we had never really expected to get there, once on the Isle of Lewis, we became quite blase about our arrival, and stopped for a kip and a snack, in a passing point, on the way into … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built…

* … No smoke from the roof-rounds of Albion without tribute to them… A tribute on the Quern. A tribute on the Kneading Trough. A tribute on the Baking Flags… An ounce of gold for every nose North, South, East … Continue reading

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Callanish Calling: Port Uig…

* I have fond memories of Holyhead and the ferry to Dublin. * These may, it is true, be now rose-tinted by time, but I am sure that there is a pub in which we enjoyed lunch and a couple … Continue reading

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Callanish Calling: Millennial Stone…

* After our sojourn at the Off Road Inn we tried Portree again but although we managed to get a park this time, as we prepared to exit our Red-Pill-Box, the heavens opened… * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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