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Wayland's Smithy

Even from this distance some two hundred yards away I can feel the aura of the place. A deep calm has descended as we move to the edge of the grove and approach the information board. 1,271 more words


Stretching time

I’ve just finished a first pass at putting some kind of searchable order into the thousands of photographs I have collected over the past couple of years. 824 more words


The ubiquitous gazetteer

Yesterday, when I wasn’t editing, I spent writing the gazetteer for Doomsday, the new book whose final words have just been committed to paper. Readers will have gathered that the adventures of the characters, Don and Wen are based very much on what Stuart and I find in the landscape of this country and, as the places are real, when we were first writing… 489 more words


Weird weekend – Hob Hurst's House

“How far is it?”

We were heading across Harland Sick below Harland Edge, following the path marked for Hob Hurst’s House, a unique burial site with a square central cyst. 498 more words


Weird weekend – ice cream

We left Beeley a fair bit later than intended. The bus had been held up all over the place, though the slow journey had given me chance to get good look at the crowded magnificence of Chatsworth. 451 more words