Category Archives: Silbury Hill

Stonehenge and the Secret of the Dance

If there’s one thing the world isn’t short of, it’s thrilling insights, theories and revelations concerning the secrets of Stonehenge, so I’m reluctant to add to this ongoing sum total. As such, I’ll confine myself to a brief observation that … Continue reading

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Echoes in the Darkness of Silbury Hill

In 1849, workmen under the direction of Dean Merewether hacked another tunnel into the side of Silbury Hill, hoping to uncover the golden coffin of King Zil or else the legendary ruler himself seated on a life-size horse cast from … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Tombs and the Irrelevance of Peer Review

The most recent news update on the subject informs us that Egyptian officials – presumably from the Antiquities Ministry – are now 90% sure that there is a hidden chamber in Tutankhamun’s tomb. It seems likely that if this recess … Continue reading

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Stonehenge and ‘Super Henge’ Durrington Walls

I long ago grew weary of the hyperbole in press releases dealing with new discoveries in the Stonehenge landscape, but the latest announcement by Professor Vince Gaffney seems to be genuinely momentous. It appears that the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project … Continue reading

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The Return of Eternal Idol?

I understand that my Eternal Idol site may well be returning within a few weeks, after languishing for a few months in the internet’s equivalent of Purgatory, or Limbo. I’m not yet sure what form it will take, but while … Continue reading

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Silbury Frills

I had no shortage of material with which to compose Where the Cold Winds Blow: A Study of the Scientific Stranglehold on Stonehenge, and as I write this, I’m preparing it for publication on Amazon. However, I’ve just been told … Continue reading

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A Study of the Scientific Stranglehold on Stonehenge

I’ve recently finished the first draft of Where the Cold Winds Blow: A Study of the Scientific Stranglehold on Stonehenge. As it stands, it’s around 30,000 words, a number that might increase or decrease slightly during the editing and revision … Continue reading

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