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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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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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Court Cairns…

County Antrim, Tuesday, 14th June, 2022… *** *** From a distance this looked like nothing more or less than a giant moot. *** *** And maybe that is what it really was? *** *** In which case we ought really … Continue reading

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Craig’s Dolmen?…

County Antrim, Tuesday, 14th June, 2022… *** *** The history of Ireland can be perplexing. *** *** On the one hand, there are ample materials stretching far back in time… * And on the other, it is clear that the … Continue reading

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‘Where be Giants?’…

County Antrim, Tuesday, 14th June, 2022 *** ‘In the land of the blind the one eyed man is king.’ *** *** Clochan na bhFomharach, being, ‘Stones of the Fomorians’, who were, according to ancient Irish tradition, the early, if not … Continue reading

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UPS, Lost Stones and a question of Time

The four of us donned what protective gear we had with us and set off over the moor. It soon became evident that we should have brought Wellingtons. Stuart was the only one thus sensibly clad and my walking shoes … 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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I decided to NEVER write fiction again~ Guest Post by @marysmithwriter #humor #writing

Reblogged from Barb Taub and Mary Smith: When you’re writing what you love, it’s the most fun you can have with your clothing still on, unless of course you write naked. —Don Roff My dog Peri is glad Mary Smith … Continue reading

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