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The Stonehenge and Cotswolds Countryside

The Stonehenge was something I was very keen on seeing in person since the moment I knew I would be living in England for six months. 874 more words


Sight Unseen by Robert Goddard

This is the first book that I’ve read by Goddard. I picked it up randomly in my favorite thrift bookstore so I started reading it not knowing what to expect. 412 more words

Happy Thanksgiving! (Cliched Blog Post Title #30926511)

Well, it’s a happy thanksgiving to my legions of fans out there (Mr and Mrs. Fred and Matilda Legions of Ambleside) and what a thanksgiving this is going to be. 734 more words


In the footsteps of Bill Bryson

Today we visited Avebury, site of one of the English henges. It is quite impressive. The standing stones are mostly the result of excavation and setting in place again. 343 more words

Overseas Travel

Church Services: Three chilling tales. Part 1

This was originally a magazine article.


For me, exploring and experiencing strange lands and otherworlds are in my blood. The unusual is everyday for me, yet I have always maintained a healthy scepticism. 1,420 more words

Ellis Taylor

West Kennet Long Barrow closed for conservation work

By Thelma June Jackson, Heritage Journal

After much delay, West Kennet Long Barrow has been closed for conservation work. The entrance is fenced off while a small team of what looked like three people work on the drainage and 1950s concrete skylight. 66 more words