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West Kennet Long Barrow

Perhaps the most important part of any journey is planning the route ahead, and arranging where to stay beforehand. On this occasion, we failed to adhere to this simple rule, and arrived at Avebury right in the middle of a crop-circle convention. 186 more words


Silbury Hill, Avebury

Our next stop was right in front of us as we walked down from West Kennet long barrow. It isn’t the easiest thing in the world to overlook. 857 more words


Day 80 Bath to Salisbury

Well as usual we had a rough plan of what we were doing today, off to Stonehenge and then Salisbury Cathedral, but at breakfast at the B&B that changed. 475 more words

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