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A Thousand Miles of History XVII: The Green Chapel…

Beneath the flower-strewn lawns of Carn Euny is a mysterious passage known as a fougou, which comes from the old Cornish word for ‘cave’. There are many theories about why they were built, but no definitive evidence. According to the … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XI: The Dancing Stones

We spent the night in Penzance…and that’s about as much as we can say about the place. It is probably unfair to judge the town on the little we saw of it in our ten-minute stroll by the sea, on … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History X: Mist and mystery

It took us about an hour to drive the twenty-odd miles from Brentor to the Cornish village of Minions on Bodmin moor. There were two sites that we wanted to visit, both of them on the Michael Line, the ley … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History IV: Where the earth leads your feet…

While the workshop weekend was officially over, the adventure had only just begun. We said farewell to the Cumbrian contingent, who had a very long drive ahead of them, and the rest of us headed into Dorchester in search of … Continue reading

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The well below the valley… Stuart France

* “Cadbury Castle is on the ‘line’ anyway.” * * “Which is possibly why we felt drawn here in the first place.” * Continue reading at Stuart France

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‘A very special place’… Stuart France

* The Eskimo has over fifty words for snow… * Carn les Boel, is marked on the map as a hill-fort but it is very different from the two ‘hill-forts’ we had just encountered on our Workshop… It is difficult … Continue reading

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