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Calanais: Skyward…

* But anyway something was happening in the sky. A great eye of light opened up above the main site… * If we weren’t going to get a night-scape, which we weren’t, we could at least get the stones with … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Georgius… Stuart France

St George ‘cradling’ or ‘choking’ a baby dragon? (Nuremberg Chronicle 1493) * … Like Michael, the St George we know today is something of a construct. * Historically, George appears to have been a third century greek conscript in the … Continue reading

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The Entered Dragon (2) : dancing with shadows ~ Steve Tanham

This time the dream is different. I know the dragon is there, but can’t see it. But I can see the heavy spear on the ground in front of me… I bend to pick it up. Something moves behind me, … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Mead…

* …So, Long-Horn O’Leary was taken into the presence of the one whose mouth is sweet: “Welcome,” said Maeve, “in preference to Connor Cruel-Crest, I assign to you a cup of gold with a bird chased in silver on its … Continue reading

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Calanais: Folkal Points…

* It seems strange now to think that these sites were ever considered in isolation from their surroundings but they undoubtedly once were. * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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The House that Fish Built: Red-Gold…

* …“How should these mighty men of war be greeted?” said Very-White… Said Sweet-Mouthed Maeve, “women to meet them, bonnie, full-breasted and bare, with strong ale, well malted, their food, not scanty but fare.” * So the heroes of Albion … Continue reading

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Calanais: Cnoc Fillibhir…

* Since the advent of the Visitor Centre at the site, there has been an attempt to rename Cnoc Fillibhir Bheag, which some might render the ‘little hill of the long-seers’, as plain old Callanish III… * Continue reading at … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Very-White…

* …Said Very-White, “it is but a drop before a shower:  I see another chariot coming over the plain.” “Describe it,” said Sweet-Mouthed Maeve. Said Very-White, “I see the horses pulling the chariot: two fiery, spirited bays of great strength … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Cave of Cruachan…

* …So the heroes of Albion set out for the Cave of Cruachan… Through the Gap-of-the-Watch, over the Plain-of-Two-Forks, across the Ford-of-the-Morrigan into the Rowan-Meadow-of-the-Two-Oxen by the Meeting-of-the-Four-Ways they drove before a dim, dark, heavy mist overtook them… * Continue … Continue reading

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Calanais: Graces…

* Presumably the fence is here, to keep out the sheep! * From the camera’s perspective, sheep can be less offensive than people… and fences. * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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