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The Devil Rides Out

At some point in the early to mid-1970s, I had what I regard as the great good fortune to read Dennis Wheatley’s superb black magic novel… 679 more words

The Magic Of The Mind

Did you know today (April 18th) is World Heritage Day? Celebrate it with a visit to Stonehenge or Avebury.

World Heritage is the shared wealth of humankind. Protecting and preserving this valuable asset demands the collective efforts of the international community. This special day offers an opportunity to raise the public’s awareness about the diversity of cultural heritage and the efforts that are required to protect and conserve it, as well as draw attention to its vulnerability. 565 more words

Durrington Walls

Easter Holidays: Ancient places. Silbury Hill, Avebury and Arbour Low

The biggest ancient man-made hill in Europe. No, you can’t walk up it. Near Stonehenge.

These stones have real charisma. The usual suspects?

Arbour Low in Derbyshire. 24 more words

Red Dragon, by Thomas Harris

After pondering what the Reverend Hargreaves had to say about the Welsh flag, then reading the informative essay on the subject by the vastly more enlightened Dr Evelien Bracke, all of which has been covered in previous posts, it was inevitable that my mind should wander to the novel… 982 more words


Alphabe Thursday L is for Richard Long

It was when I read about Richard Long that I decided to look more closely at walkers and the reasons why they do it.  Richard Long (b. 232 more words


Mysteries of Prehistoric England and Ireland. National Geographic Expedition 2015

10-day exploration of ancient sites from Stonehenge to the Aran Islands.

Across the lush landscapes of England and Ireland lie some of the most important and intriguing prehistoric monuments in the world. 307 more words

Avebury Stone Circle

Living with Doggy Dementia, or "Mad Dogs and Welshmen..."

The photo above shows me and my dog Blueboy, about seven years ago, when we were both in a lot better shape than we are now. 994 more words

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