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Haunted Ground

Title:  Haunted Ground (Nora Gavin Book 1)
Author:  Erin Hart
Publisher:  Scribner
Publication Date:  2003
ISBN:  978-0-7432-7210-0

Book Summary:
A local farmer discovers a perfectly preserved head of a young woman with red hair as he is cutting turf in an Irish peat bog and the rest of her body is nowhere to be found.  772 more words

Book Series

Mysterious wooden statue found in peat bog is 'twice as old as Stonehenge' - Asia - World - The Independent

A wooden statue pulled from a peat bog in Russia more than a hundred years ago is now believed to be twice as old as Stonehenge. 86 more words

20th Century

Discovering a Swedish corpse 

This summer, I visited the town of Varberg and its museum where I saw a very old, very famous and historically significant corpse – the Bocksten man. 255 more words


Walking in the Dales

So I’ve encountered another cultural thing.  The English do something called ‘Walking Holidays’ which I have never really experienced in my life growing up in the States. 1,050 more words

The Man in the Moss

A rich body of geographical lore, much of it related to real or imaginary hazards, characterises perceptions of bog landscapes. Bog bursts, will-o’-the-wisps, carnivorous plants, weird creatures, and perceptions of the ‘bottomless’ bog all play a part in the folklore of the landscapes. 950 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: The Rule of Thirds at North Creek Park

Ryan and I spent a fun fall afternoon exploring North Creek Park’s peat bog and floating boardwalk but when it came to photos I couldn’t decide which element I liked more, the wild grasses, the blue sky or the curvy path leading us across and around the water.   34 more words