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The Gifts of the Stones #Wayland’sSmithy ~ Alethea Kehas

Reblogged from Not Tomatoes ~ Alethea shares the final moments of our all too brief visit… It was yet another place I didn’t want to leave. Whereas I had felt the exhilaration of life at Castle Hill, the more I … Continue reading

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Wayland’s Smithy: A Temple of Trees & Stones Worthy of Reverence ~ Alethea Kehas

Reblogged from Not Tomatoes: There is an old road called the Ridgeway that connects Castle Hill to  Wayland’s Smithy. It’s a mile in length, and had we more time we would have walked it. The Ridgeway joins the land of … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: IndieAni Bones and the dragon’s lair III

Parking the car up a bumpy lane, we got out and walked along the Ridgeway for a while. She said she was saving the best till last… and I would have been happy with the little wood she let me … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: IndieAni Bones and the dragon’s lair

It was a misty morning when she woke me. She was up and about earlier than usual… I wasn’t even awake when she started bustling about… and yet, when I’d had my breakfast and went for the leash, all I … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XLIX: Back to the future…

We went back once more to where it all began. Paying our respects to Dragon Hill, the ancient White Horse and the hillfort known as Uffington Castle, we left the car and the world behind and walked to Wayland’s Smithy. … Continue reading

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Last stop – Wayland’s Smithy

We had the morning and the sun. By the time we had gathered in the car park amid dancing butterflies, Sunday was bidding fair to be a perfect example of English summer at its best. It is a little over … Continue reading

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Return of the Dragon…Uffington

We were up early on our final morning in Wiltshire. It had rained overnight and everything was soaked, but there was something in the air that promised a hint of summer. The vividness of the green in the damp half-light … Continue reading

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Wayland’s Smithy

Even from this distance some two hundred yards away I can feel the aura of the place. A deep calm has descended as we move to the edge of the grove and approach the information board. For once the board … Continue reading

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