Tag Archives: Mountains of the Sun

Out of Time – a Human Story

We were, had the world not closed ranks against the pandemic, supposed to have been running a workshop at Avebury this summer, looking at some of the less obvious sites and addressing some of the deeper questions posed by the … Continue reading

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The Cove, Avebury

We walked across the road that cuts through the great circle of Avebury and into the next quadrant. This part of the circle has lost many of its stones, though it is perhaps here that you get the clearest impression … Continue reading

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The Sanctuary, Avebury…

The directions we gave to the other half of our party were simple. Follow the road until a line of barrows appear on the horizon. It is that simple. Once you leave Marlborough you are already within the atmosphere of … Continue reading

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“…. the bones of wise Merlin…”

“They’ve got guards,” had said our host, unequivocally putting the mockers on our planned look at the famous mound. Undeterred by his shaking head, we had decided to find the best spot to show it to our companions from the … 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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Up with the birds…

Deprived of both mound and church in the village where we were staying, and being up and about long before breakfast, we decided to take the opportunity to check out the village next door. We knew that here at least … Continue reading

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When a thousand years is but a breath…

After several days away from the keyboard, I am back and beginning the long process of catching up. Even after some seriously severe pruning, the inboxes are blossoming and the emails seem to be setting seed and cross pollinating quicker … Continue reading

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