Tag Archives: meaning

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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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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‘Aye’ of the day’s eye… Stuart France

* Approaching Avebury in this way we got to side-step the crowds. * * Most of whom had been unceremoniously penned into the Red Lion. * * But it is not about meticulous planning. * Continue reading at Stuart France

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St Michael de Rupe… Stuart France

* “It is something of a ‘dream come true’ to be here, looking at this.” “In all its technicolour glory.” “Traditionally, Michael is depicted either ‘slaying’, or ‘fixing’, or as we might say, ‘drawing’,  or even ‘tickling’, the dragon, or, … Continue reading

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The Rock of Brentor… Stuart France

* ‘…A church, full bleak, and weather beaten, all alone, as it were forsaken…’ * “St Michael de Rupe?” “St Michael the Rock.” “I thought St Peter was supposed to be the ‘Rock’?” * * “The rock referred to here, … Continue reading

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Weathering?… Stuart France

* If Giants… * * Could construct… * * Balance-Stones… * * They would look a little like this… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Weather! … Stuart France

* Getting to the Hurlers proved easy enough… * * Clustered, as they were, around the extremities of Bodmin Moor… * * But the weather closed in… * * Almost as soon as we set foot to turf… * Continue … Continue reading

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Citadel of the Sun II… Stuart France

* … We had been at the mercy of the tides before. At Lindisfarne we were stranded on the ‘island’ for eight hours. This time we were ‘stranded’ on the mainland… There is something about causewayed isles that speaks to … Continue reading

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Citadel of the Sun… Stuart France

* ‘There is a certain atmosphere about the place, an echo of a life that is hidden deep in the recesses of the mind.’ * “Brown Sign!” The Green Goddess lurched violently as she swung around the almost impossible corner, … Continue reading

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Traced by Angels… Stuart France

* ‘Of wheel-tracks there were none just strange, narrow paths across the moorland.’ * * With the dust well settled over the Living Land Workshop, and already two days into our vacation, we found ourselves in search of a map. … Continue reading

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