Tag Archives: Stuart France and Sue Vincent

Dreaming Stones: Missed and Found…

We were heading out to a spot we had seen earlier where we might be able to park up for the night. It had looked perfect when we had first noticed it, almost as good as the Fairy Rock Motel, … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: The Circle of the Seers

We left Callanish II and turned our backs to the Callanish Stones that crown the hill over the loch, and walked up the slope towards the third stone circle. Callainish III stands atop a small hill and is actually two … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Caught in the Middle…

It was definitely a first… I have never stood within one distinct stone circle and been able to look at two others on the near horizon. The stone circle of Callanish II, otherwise known as Cnoc Ceann a’Gharaidh, stands just … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Line of Sight

The stones of Callanish were still busy. We were going to need supplies… and still needed to refuel the car and pump up the dratted tyre yet again. We thought it was time to leave the stones behind and drive … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Second Sight…

We had returned to the stones of Callanish for a second attempt at getting the feel of a place of which we had a little knowledge but no real understanding.  Facts are not enough, you have to walk the land … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Invisibility and Other Weirdness…

Just beyond the standing stones of Callanish is a small hillock of boulders and green earth. It was here we sat, partly to contemplate the enormity of the site before us… a place we had both long wanted to visit … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: First Sight…

“Oh good grief…” “I can see it…” The distant silhouette of the great stones of Callanish were unmistakeably outlined on the horizon. In spite of all the challenges, including fully-booked ferries, deflating tyres, a distinct lack of beds, food and … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Wild Beauty

Our first job on disembarking was to look for an air pump for the ever-deflating tyre that had caused us so much trouble that morning. Granted, it looked fine, but as the pump we had used was dodgy and the … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Myth and Magic on the Minch…

We were finally leaving Skye. Not, as we had feared, attached to a tow truck or in the wrong direction. We were en route for the Isle of Lewis and Harris in the Outer Hebrides…and that really was a dream … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Disaster, Panic and a Touch of Magic…

We were at the little port of Uig early… we were leaving nothing to chance. We knew there was a restroom we could use, a garage and, if it were open at that time of morning, a café where we … Continue reading

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