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Dreaming Stones: Sleepers…

After our second night sleeping in the cavernous car, we woke to a pale, opalescent sky over the stones of Callanish. Considering how many decades we had wanted to visit the site, it was a wonderful way to wake. It … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXIX: The One with the Hole…

We had intended to visit this and another site on our way to Hayle the previous afternoon, but the map that has thus far led us without fail across Britain had refused to cooperate. It had been a long and … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXIII: The mating dance

We stood at the gate in hushed awe. For a moment it seemed as if we were looking through a rift in the mists of time, back to an age that has passed beyond memory, when the land was still … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXII: Seeking the circle

“It’s somebody’s drive.” The neat rows of montbretia made that very clear. Yet, this was at least one of the ways we could, according to the map, get to our first site of the day. We had already driven up … Continue reading

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Vandalism…

It was with sadness that I read of the damage once more sustained by Doll Tor in the last few days. The circle is a beautiful and secluded spot, hidden in a little wood and just far enough off the … Continue reading

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Indie-Ani Bones ~ Going to waste…

We were not far from the Oxfordshire village of Stanton Harcourt. They had stopped the car and we had set off walking through this huge landfill and waste site, with loads of good smells. Frankly, I’d have been happy with … 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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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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