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Dark Fantasy…

  * First a formless mass of light, then the firmament of stars, then sun and moon, then sea and land, then reptiles, and birds, then beasts, and man, and then, contemplation… * If the ‘candlestick vision’ which opens the … Continue reading

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Coming Soon…

* A DARK FANTASY… *

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Locations…

County Sligo, Carrowmore, Tuesday 26th July 2022… *** *** Almost as impressive as the monuments themselves, if not more so, are the locations in which they are situated. *** *** If cemetery builders were artists! *** *** It is difficult … Continue reading

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A Hag’s Load…

County Offally, Clonmacnoise, Monday, 25th July, 2022 *** *** The legend of regaining, ‘the Spoil’, is tied up with a stone. ***   *** After the composing of a lay for Fergus Mac Roigh, one of the major characters in … Continue reading

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Field of Towers…

County Tyrone, Wednesday, June 18, 2022… *** *** Barbrook One* on Big Moor in Derbyshire, England, follows a similar pattern. *** *** But there, the cairn is associated with only one circle. *** *** And the cairn has a different … Continue reading

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Little-Big Field…

County Tyrone, Wednesday, 15th June, 2022… *** *** Maybe, the magical battle is still going on? ***   *** The Fomorians are described as one-eyed, one-legged, and one-armed? * Which could just mean that they were regarded as being deformed … Continue reading

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Ballymacaldrack…

County Antrim, Tuesday, 14th June 2022… *** *** There are twenty-seven stones, or sockets for stones, supporting the burial mound. *** *** The ‘rubble’ in the outer court shown above on an old photograph from the nineteen-forty excavation, would have … Continue reading

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The Sleeping Giant…

* … After watching the, again, somewhat recalcitrant sun-up, we decide to head back for breakfast via the cluster of, albeit haphazardly, positioned stones which we have come to call ‘the recumbents’. This is something of a risk, as we … Continue reading

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Weland Mind-Weld…

14th September 2021… * ‘On such a day as this two fools who laughed at death embarked upon the adventure of a lifetime…’ * …Today, the adventure is all but over with just a sealing of fire and water, inevitably, … Continue reading

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Temple of Living Lore…

Maiden Castle * “Of course, once you have written one book, the next one is easy…” * It was true that we still had things we wanted to say, and some things which we had thought might make it into … Continue reading

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