Tag Archives: Druids

A Solution to the “LV Question Mark” on Stone 156?

A few days ago, I was drawn to look at Simon Banton’s excellent Stonehenge Monument site and I saw this intriguing article dealing with what was described as the “LV Question Mark” on Stone 156. The detailed, lengthy post consists … Continue reading

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Film of Princess Elizabeth’s Initiation into Welsh Druid Order, 1946

I was fascinated when I came across this short news clip of Princess – now Queen – Elizabeth, being initiated into a Welsh Druid Order in 1946, because I wasn’t aware that our monarch had ever been a part of … Continue reading

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Trapezoids in ancient Babylon and at Stonehenge

I was fascinated to learn that, according to Professor Mathieu Ossendrijver from the Humboldt University of Berlin, ancient Babylonian astronomers were using sophisticated geometric techniques to track the path of the planet Jupiter across the sky, 1,400 years before this … Continue reading

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For Aynslie – Hail to the Stonehenge Gods 2015

I don’t write about Stonehenge in public to the degree that I once did, but the ruins on Salisbury Plain remain a constant source of wonderment for me and as such, they’re never far from my thoughts. There has been … Continue reading

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The Antiquarian’s Nightmare

I wandered o’er a desolate plain Past tombs of kings; now sprawling mounds All plundered, out of earthly gain, By men of rank who rode to hounds And sought to make their stature rise By laying bare the heathen dead; … Continue reading

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Durrington Walls, Druids and Doors

I suspect we’ll be waiting a very long time indeed before any of the purported stones at Durrington Walls are excavated, when we bear in mind the necessary surveys, permissions, requirements for funding and tie-ins with television channels, matters that … Continue reading

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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 The Devil Rides Out and it was a “watcher of the skies” moment for … Continue reading

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