Tag Archives: Neolithic

A Thousand Miles of History XXX: The one with the hole…

We had intended to visit this and another site on our way to Hayle the previous afternoon, but the map that has thus far led us without fail across Britain had refused to cooperate. It had been a long and … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of the Ballachulish Goddess

Reblogged from heritagelandscapecreativity: The Ballachulish Goddess was discovered in 1880 beneath about 10 feet of peat. When she was lifted from lying face down, her quartzite pebble eyes stared forward, unwavering. How remarkable it would have been, when she was … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time – Warmth by Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: This is the continued account of my weekend away with The Silent Eye. Please click here for part one, part two and part three. We all gathered around the stone, everyone agreeing that it looked … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time – Release by Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: This is the continued story of my weekend away with The Silent Eye. For the first instalment, please click here. We left The Fox House in a small convoy of cars, heading towards Carl Wark. … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time Weekend – Arrival by Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth A little over two weeks ago I headed north for a three-day weekend with The Silent Eye, to be spent exploring Neolithic sites and ancient monuments in the Peak District. I travelled alone, meeting most … Continue reading

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UPS, Lost Stones and a question of Time

The four of us donned what protective gear we had with us and set off over the moor. It soon became evident that we should have brought Wellingtons. Stuart was the only one thus sensibly clad and my walking shoes … Continue reading

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Rooted in the Land – Quiet Stones

There is something about the south-western quadrant of Avebury’s great circle of stones that feels different. It has a secluded feel, as if it is set apart from the rest. Perhaps it is the relative position of the roads and … Continue reading

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Womb of earth – West Kennet, Avebury

We drove down to the next layby and for once, I booted up, knowing that there was a goodly walk ahead of us through the wet landscape. In front of us, Silbury Hill rose from its bed where once a … Continue reading

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