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Calanais: Silhouettes…

* It is not normally advisable to shoot ‘into the sun’, but in this eventually it felt permissable… * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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The House that Fish Built: Carle…

* …Twice the height of any of the men of Albion was the horrible mantle about him and his hair was like a great spreading bush the size of a winter shed, under which thirty bullocks could easily find shelter. … Continue reading

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Calanais: Skyward…

* But anyway something was happening in the sky. A great eye of light opened up above the main site… * If we weren’t going to get a night-scape, which we weren’t, we could at least get the stones with … Continue reading

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Roaming the Peaks Forevermore ~ Mason Bushell #writephoto

Branagh did what he always did, he walked aimlessly beneath the leaden, cloudy skies. His feet barely feeling the rocky ground and dried out grasses brushing his legs. His stride carried him through the peaks and troughs of the undulating … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Mead…

* …So, Long-Horn O’Leary was taken into the presence of the one whose mouth is sweet: “Welcome,” said Maeve, “in preference to Connor Cruel-Crest, I assign to you a cup of gold with a bird chased in silver on its … Continue reading

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Calanais: Folkal Points…

* It seems strange now to think that these sites were ever considered in isolation from their surroundings but they undoubtedly once were. * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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The House that Fish Built: Red-Gold…

* …“How should these mighty men of war be greeted?” said Very-White… Said Sweet-Mouthed Maeve, “women to meet them, bonnie, full-breasted and bare, with strong ale, well malted, their food, not scanty but fare.” * So the heroes of Albion … Continue reading

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Calanais: Cnoc Fillibhir…

* Since the advent of the Visitor Centre at the site, there has been an attempt to rename Cnoc Fillibhir Bheag, which some might render the ‘little hill of the long-seers’, as plain old Callanish III… * Continue reading at … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Very-White…

* …Said Very-White, “it is but a drop before a shower:  I see another chariot coming over the plain.” “Describe it,” said Sweet-Mouthed Maeve. Said Very-White, “I see the horses pulling the chariot: two fiery, spirited bays of great strength … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Cave of Cruachan…

* …So the heroes of Albion set out for the Cave of Cruachan… Through the Gap-of-the-Watch, over the Plain-of-Two-Forks, across the Ford-of-the-Morrigan into the Rowan-Meadow-of-the-Two-Oxen by the Meeting-of-the-Four-Ways they drove before a dim, dark, heavy mist overtook them… * Continue … Continue reading

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