Tag Archives: petroglyphs

Full Circle: Spiral dance

We squelched through the mud at the gateway to the field, following the fence down to a tiny stone circle that is unknown to most casual visitors. Just a third of a mile from its big sister, the tiny cairn … Continue reading

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Can You Come and Have a Look at This? – James Elkington

Reblogged from Walking with a Smacked Pentax: My son-in-law to be is the gamekeeper of Asquith and some surrounding moors. He recently told me that the local farmer had spotted some idiots driving around the moors in 4 X 4 … Continue reading

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Clearing Back the Years by James Elkington

Reblogged from Walking with a Smacked Pentax: The Panorama Stones in Ilkley are an oddity. Situated next to a church just outside the town centre, and surrounded by a 5 ft high steel fence with a locked gate designed to … Continue reading

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The Curious Folded Stones – James Elkington

Reblogged from Walking with a Smacked Pentax It seemed like I have been stuck indoors forever. I know I was out a couple of weeks ago with Mackenzie up Penyghent, but if I am inside for more than a couple … Continue reading

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The 4,000 year old story by Annika Perry – reblogged from Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life

Welcome to a new contributor to the archive series, Annika Perry with a post about a visit to the Vitlycke Rock Carvings in Sweden where 4000 year old images adorn the rock faces offering a glimpse into an ancient culture. … Continue reading

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Squirrels and stones

With the car bursting at the seams, I completed the drive north for the workshop. Picking up Stuart on the outskirts of Sheffield, our first port of call would be cross-country to collect a crystal that would be a symbolic … Continue reading

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Enigma #midnighthaiku

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Carving no. 88 – James Elkington

Carving no. 88 – a bit of a dry name, isnt it? This is the ‘official’ name for this exceptional rock tucked away in the wilds of Ilkley moor. There must have been something very special about this 12 ft. … Continue reading

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Long Meg and her Daughters

The first thing that you realise when you arrive, camera in hand, at the stone circle known as Long Meg and her Daughters, is that you haven’t the proverbial cat in Hades’ chance of getting a shot of the whole … Continue reading

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The Druid’s castle..

We walked straight past the entrance, a tiny wooded track that looked as if it had been made by local children playing in the woods. Which is probably why we ended up forging through the undergrowth on a most precarious … Continue reading

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