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Standing Stones. By Steve Marshall

Standing stones come in a variety of guises. Some are erected in circles; some make up megalithic tombs; some have intriguing patterns on them, or are steeped in myth. 174 more words


Longcot to Avebury (2 days)

Via White Horse of Uffington, Liddington Castle  Barbury and East Kennet.

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Just A Blip...

5000 Years or 1/640th Of A Second, both just moments as far as the universe is concerned…A lesser trodden part of the Avebury stone circle and a Crow. 15 more words

Manual 365

29th December 2016 to 2nd January 2017: Lower Shaw Farm

Eight London Red Ropers joined some other guests at Lower Shaw Farm in Swindon for the New Year. Lower Shaw is a community farm which has chickens, ducks, (currently shut in due to the threat of bird flu) 2 pigs, 3 sheep and an organic garden.  192 more words


"This enchanted isle"-Romantic visions of fairyland

On a recent trip to Glastonbury, I visited Gothic Image bookshop in the High Street and picked up a reprinted edition of their publication, This enchanted isle… 1,205 more words

A Cabinet of Curiosities

Until a year or two back I imagined an antiquarian to be either a blinkered eccentric of some sort – I think I had read an M R James ghost story in which an antiquarian featured – can’t say I’m keen on M R James, though he was himself an antiquarian – … 764 more words

The Rattle Bag

Seeing a new...

As I rolled up the hill and rounded a bend, I could see them. Standing sentinel-like, they stood in stark contrast to what they were there to see – or should I say – worship. 663 more words