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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

Current Affairs

A day in Avebury

I returned last night from a much needed weekend away. I took the earliest bus I could bare to take and was on my way to Avebury. 1,009 more words


A Neolithic Journey - Magical Mounds

Pilgrimage Trilogy     3 of 3:   Silbury Hill, Wiltshire

Such magical mounds were clearly designed to be visible across the horizon and this massive prehistoric, 130+ feet (40 metres) high, flat-topped hill with its moat, is the largest, man-made mound in Europe, constructed circa 2,500 BC. 785 more words

Earth Transition

Newton's Strange Seas

The older I get, the more pleasure and satisfaction I derive from reading poetry, although I wouldn’t say that my tastes are all-encompassing. When I was a child in the 1960s, I was thrilled to hear songs by the Beatles and the Stones on the radio, so certain tracks such as… 669 more words