Tag Archives: Blick Mead

The Heresy of Stonehenge and the Mesolithic

A few days ago, I came across an observation in a lengthy essay in The Guardian that was so good and so insightful that I still find it hard to believe it had not been made long ago, or that … Continue reading

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Hazlitt on Coleridge; Lovecraft and Stonehenge

A few days ago, while I was attempting to get the piles of books here in my study into some kind of order, I was delighted to rediscover my aged, hardback copy of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. The … Continue reading

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Stonehenge: Blinded by the Light

For those of you with a real interest in Stonehenge and its always-fascinating landscape, I would urge you to visit the truly excellent website run by my friend Tim Daw. As just one example of the many engaging things that … Continue reading

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Echoes of Blick Mead at Stonehenge?

I accept that in our enlightened age, with our limited attention spans, there are stern, Procrustean strictures in place even when it comes to writing about momentous discoveries in the Stonehenge landscape, but I still can’t help feeling that journalists … Continue reading

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