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Time travelling: Ivar the Boneless and the Bone-yard…

Repton today is no more than a small Derbyshire village, but once it was the capital of Mercia, one of the most powerful realms of its era. For three hundred years, Mercia encompassed most of what would eventually become the … Continue reading

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Not a stone… Stuart France

It is a familiar conundrum. Whenever we come across sites like this, and we seem to come across more than a few, there is an inevitable question. How much of it is natural? Without question much of it is, but … Continue reading

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Sayings… Stuart France

* ‘Sure as Stone’ * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Here be ‘Hobbits’… Stuart France

* ‘Grey Hobbits’ are still often to be seen in these parts for those with an eye and copious amounts of patience. * * They have developed a penchant for photographing light anomalies in the atmosphere… Reblogged from Stuart France

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Overkill Hill… Stuart France

* Never look back! It is good advice, unfortunately, in story-telling this advice, when given, is never adhered to. Orpheus…Lot…Dr Faustus… They are all concerned with Soul. The Soul that turns to look back is caught in time. It may … Continue reading

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Lair of the Black Shade…

* …A flutter of recognition flicked across his gaze. “What is it?” Asked Wen, her icy tone slicing through the summer haze like a frosty stare. “There’s an old lay, I can’t quite remember how it goes…” “Try!” * * … Continue reading

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Stairways to heaven… Stuart France

* “It’s just a landscape, Don.” “Well, it is undoubtedly a landscape…” * * “…And a sky-scape too…” “…Although, I’m not too sure what justice has to do with it…” * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Philology… Stuart France

The Camel Mind * * bound, it wanders… * * let loose, it remains.  Reblogged from Stuart France

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Morphology… Stuart France

* The image of myself * * I have made… * * is part of my environment… * * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Pieman… Stuart France

When Pieman was very young, and living at the beginnings of time, he often slept with the Cave Bear Clan during stormy weather. * Over the course of many such nights, Big Brown Bear who was also very old, taught … Continue reading

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