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Journey to Avebury

My first trip to Avebury and the surrounding area was even more powerful than I thought it would be. The huge stone circle, which I’d first seen forty years ago in the excellent children’s tv drama Children Of The Stones, really has to be seen to be appreciated. 422 more words

West Kennet long barrow and Silbury hill

Silbury Hill from West Kennet Long Barrow

West Kennet Long Barrow viewed from South.

I’ve been to this long barrow many times over the years and even spent the night in one of the burial chambers although on discovery much to the fright of early morning visiting American tourists! 70 more words


(Most) Henges, Great and Small

Stonehenge is known the world over for its mystery, for the (alleged) alignment of the stones to the summer and winter solstices and for the achievement of an ancient people. 532 more words


A flying visit...


The first kite fell in a tumbling dive, just a few yards away from us. The great wings folded to allow it to just… 604 more words


29th December 2016 to 2nd January 2017: Lower Shaw Farm

Eight London Red Ropers joined some other guests at Lower Shaw Farm in Swindon for the New Year. Lower Shaw is a community farm which has chickens, ducks, (currently shut in due to the threat of bird flu) 2 pigs, 3 sheep and an organic garden.  192 more words


"This enchanted isle"-Romantic visions of fairyland

On a recent trip to Glastonbury, I visited Gothic Image bookshop in the High Street and picked up a reprinted edition of their publication, This enchanted isle… 1,232 more words

Silbury Sunset

Husb and I had a few days away, visiting friends in the south of England. We drove back today across ancient landscape and stopped for a little while at the most extraordinary… 11 more words

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