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Sacred places

All my life I have visited sacred sites when I could, and I have been lucky enough to visit many. Whether ancient church, temple, stone circle or legendary landscape, there is something about these sites that touches a place deep within. 956 more words


Being at one with the stones

On the way home from granny and grandad’s on Wednesday we stopped at the ancient henge at Avebury. It’s a glorious monument set in beautiful wiltshire countryside. 24 more words

Tourist Attraction

What I Did Today: Bath 2/15

Hey Mom, Dad, Kay, and Aidan!

Today we ventured far away to the great land of Bath, home of many Jane Austen things.

But before I tell you what I did today, I need to tell you what I did yesterday because I forgot a cool story. 556 more words


Another road closure to enhance another World Heritage Site?



The West Kennet Avenue of Standing Stones at Avebury, Wiltshire, England (note road on left)




Following in the footsteps of the closure of the Stonehenge A344 road last year, a road which ran perilously close to Stonehenge’s famous Heelstone and the Monument itself (see our earlier feature… 386 more words

Ancient Sites

Crossing Over - Mythoarchaeology and Popular Culture

There’s a 2002 headline from The Onion that satirises the recurrent role of archaeologists in pop culture: “Archaeologist Tired of Unearthing Unspeakable Evils”. In the article, the “unspeakable evils” have taken the shape of giant rats, ophidian women, Mayan coyote spectres and walrus bone women. 655 more words


Shop opening, giveaway and a week that didn't go as planned!

Well last week my little shop opened and it was followed with a week that was filled with things that made it all rather difficult. Internet down, uncooperative ex, sick kids. 196 more words


Avebury, Glastonbury, Wells, Bath, and Stonehenge!

***This post is rather long, but its not really for you…its for me to remember what I did! So have a peak, no pressure to read the entire post…although there are pictures! 1,285 more words