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Living Lore: Merlin’s Grave? ~ Gary Stocker

This week, Gary takes us to Marlborough and its enigmatic mound, a place Stuart and I have visited. You can read about it in more detail here. Within the grounds of Marlborough College, Wiltshire is an artificial hill which has … Continue reading

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Rooted in the Land – Of Staff and Stone

A leisurely evening working on the new book was the prelude to our adventure. My companion had, quite logically, travelled down to my home in the south from his home in the north… prior to heading north again together…via a … Continue reading

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Stained glass and feathers…

We headed into Marlborough, not expecting to be able to park. The town centre on a Saturday reverts to its original function as a marketplace where traders and traffic jostle for space. It is a pretty town and one I … Continue reading

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Six miles

We called at Marlborough on our way to Glastonbury; an ancient town full of history where buildings of all periods cluster round a wide high street. The effect is sadly spoiled by the sheer volume of cars parked in every … Continue reading

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