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3 A.M.

This song is one that’s been on my playlist for years and I still don’t grow tired of it. Matchbox 20 are the band. The song for me is about that quirky girl we all know and love. 111 more words

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Silbury... four and a half thousand years later and we still don't know why it's there

One of the most mysterious and remarkable places in the whole of the Wiltshire megalithic area which encompasses Avebury and further away, Stonehenge, is Silbury Hill. 234 more words

Archaeology

Guided tours, indoors and outdoors

I’ve been lucky enough to have been doing some guided tours again recently. I was a tour guide at Hampton Court Palace for four years back in the noughties and have dabbled with guiding on and off since, and have trained others in good tour-guiding techniques at the Royal Mews, the V&A and the Pitt Rivers Museum. 863 more words

Archaeology

A mystery

When you first see Silbury Hill in Wiltshire in just looks so extraordinary  – is it natural, is it man-made, what was it for, who made it and why? 152 more words

Archaeology

The Wheel of The Year - Summer Solstice

Celebrating the Summer Solstice

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the Summer Solstice of June 21st-also known as the Festival of Litha- is on the longest day and the shortest night of the year. 1,360 more words

Spiritual Articles

Crop Circles 2016:Silbury Hill

Ah, the weekend! The time when cosmic artists try to shake off the drudgery of the working week with an excursion into the Wiltshire countryside. This formation appeared in two phases: 42 more words

New Silbury soul-release model can explain the rounded sarsen stones implanted concave-side down into sides of the growing Neolithic mound.

The following extract is taken from the informative yet perplexing book entitled “The Story of Silbury Hill” (Jim Leary and David Field, 2010, English Heritage). We start on page 39 for this, the first and most important instalment of this posting. 2,499 more words

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