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Circles Beyond Time ~ Dreaming Stones

“They say the stones sleep. That they are old and forgotten… voiceless. Is it so, little sister? Are they silent…or do they dream, the long, slow dreaming of aeons. They were old when they were brought here. Older than memory. … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time ~ Between Two Worlds

A herd of deer were outlined against the far horizon as we followed the path, leading our companions across the moor to where it joins the track that runs above Bar Brook. The stream gathers the peat-stained water from the … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time ~The Standing Stone

We had brought the group here for just two stones. Nothing as visually spectacular as the wonderful dolmens we had seen in Wales, but to a quiet, green glade that always feels as if it is waiting and where a … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Swords in Stone…

“Those bright ones? They ferry you over to the Feast.” George Mackay Brown, Tryst on Egilsay At first glance, the medieval church of St Clement at Rodel seems to be empty… apart from the art installation that fills the old … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: A Medieval Church…

The ‘end’ of the road we were travelling through Harris took us to Rodel. It is not exactly the end as the road carries on, circling the island, through the hills and back along the eastern seaboard towards Tarbert… but … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Rainbows in Paradise…

Because we had risen so early and wasted no time getting back on the road, we had several hours left before the ferry was to sail from Tarbert. We decided to use them seeing a little more of the island … Continue reading

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Lands of Exile: But ‘n’ Ben

Lands of Exile: But ‘n’ Ben Stuart France & Sue Vincent   For once, Don was right… it was all Wen’s fault. If only Ben had not insisted in going back for the gun… Don and Wen should hand themselves … Continue reading

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Close to home – Ibstone

As we are all still grounded, I had a look back through some of the photographs of past ventures into the landscape and came across those from a trip out to Ibstone a few years ago. The village sits right … Continue reading

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Living Lore: The Rollright Stones ~ Gary Stocker

This week, Gary takes us the Rollright Stones… a place we know and love. The dog, or ‘IndieAni Bones‘ as she insisted on calling herself, wrote her own post about one of our visits… and I wrote about one strange … Continue reading

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Avebury – songs in the stones

With the June workshop at the site not too far distant, I spent the evening pondering archaeo-acoustics and how the old ones might have used sound at Avebury… and whether, in its current state, you would be able to test … Continue reading

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