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The Wallace Stone ~ James Elkington

Reblogged from Mountains, Myths and Moorlands: From Dunblane, head up the Glen Road for nearly a mile, turning left up the Sheriffmuir Road and all the way on till you reach the pub near the T-junction another couple of miles … Continue reading

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Into the Hill… Stuart France

* …And the Wood-Stone started to glow, White it was… * * And I felt an impetus to take flight, but only as far as the end of the passage… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Inner Sanctum … Stuart France

* Further vindication of our unscheduled return was granted upon re-entering the chamber. The free standing stone and the facing stone, which were separated by space and shadow, were both now holding the light. The light that some say would … Continue reading

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The Hill in a Dark Grove, reprieve… Stuart France

* We had known for some time, courtesy of Rupert Soskin, that the resident stone of the inner chamber at Bryn Celli Ddu is part of a petrified tree trunk. * * And once we had our eye in it … Continue reading

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Verily, Verily… Stuart France

* The thing is… It is impossible to ‘do’ such sites in one visit. In fact, it is not possible to ‘do’ such sites at all. If anything, they ‘do’ you, if you allow them. As we were about to … Continue reading

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Never Look Back… Stuart France

* The first thing to remark, apart from the increased Avian Activity Quotient… Was, the difference an hour makes. * * Was it simply the movement of the sun? The progress of the day… Or had the site responded to … Continue reading

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The Road Home… Stuart France

* Wen and I are back on the road which leads past Bryn Celli Ddu… We had to double-back to the hotel because someone called down ‘Cloud City’ before we left. * * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Whispers

Stone Silent Unmoving Visitors stare Passing unaware Of the long, slow heartbeat The ghost of time remembers Crystalline veins communicate The coruscation of inner earth The flickering flames of celebration Honouring the origins of the stars Reflecting ordered constellations The … Continue reading

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Broken stone ~ Kate #writephoto

The icy wind pricked at her cheeks as she stormed furiously up the hill, it was a grey day but at least it was dry. She needed the space to clear her head and the rage that was threatening to … Continue reading

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Scryer of Time… Stuart France

* Scryer of Time. On sky weathered stone our accidental tourist  has stepped through long horned, shaggy coated, cattle to glean and ponder the sun in rippled grain: no shadow cast from this bright interior’s sheen the mountain top of … Continue reading

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