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Diarmuid and Grainne: a boar hunt and a tragic love story in Glen Lonan ~ Jo Woolf

Reblogged from The Hazel Tree:   The frost was still crisp on the grass when we ventured across the field in Glen Lonan in search of the Strontoiller stone circle. It was one of those blissful autumn mornings, so perfect … Continue reading

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Portals ~ Stuart France

* “In the programme…” said the man wearing a green-kilt, * * “…the portal-stones lead to another time.” * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Perspectives in stone

It is not every day that you get a graphic demonstration of one of the mysteries of the ancient world, especially not in your own garden. Or, in this case, your son’s. But that was exactly what we got when … Continue reading

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Facing Fear With The Silent Eye, Part 6 – Release ~ Helen Jones

Helen continues her journey through the sacred sites of Derbyshire… I recently attended a workshop with The Silent Eye about Facing Our Fears, an extraordinary weekend spent among the hills and grey stone villages of the Peak District. It’s taken … Continue reading

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Rites of Passage: Going deeper…

We had only a field to cross before we reached or final planned destination of the day. Doll Tor is a secluded little circle, now set within a wooded grove, a little off the beaten track. Following the unofficial addition … Continue reading

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Rites of Passage: Worlds apart

Our next stop was not only a site extraordinarily rich in archaeological remains, but also a local beauty spot with plenty of parking nearby and well-defined paths… always a difficult combination. We would always wish to have these places to … Continue reading

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Savebury… Stuart France

* “So here’s to you, Mr Robinson, Jesus loves you more than you can know…” “You have no idea just how many times I have heard that.” “Sorry, still, at least we now have your attention.” Continue reading at Stuart … Continue reading

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Hidden Avebury: Seeking the Unseen

Almost everyone knows of Avebury, the great stone circle within which a village was built. A World Heritage site and one of the most incredible sacred complexes of prehistory, it is justly famous for its beauty and mystery. The site … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Drawing in the threads…

I turned the car down a narrow lane to greet Long Meg and her Daughters.  Leaving Kirkoswald church, we had taken the route we have travelled so often towards Penrith. We had driven up and down this road, backwards and … 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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