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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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Mullah Omar and the Gift of Laughter

A little while ago, I learned via the BBC that the Taliban had published a 5,000 word biography of Mullah Omar on one of their websites. The BBC’s accounts made for moderately interesting reading, but what amazed me was the … Continue reading

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The Name of the Rose

When I first started writing on my Eternal Idol site, around a decade ago, I was advised by many well-meaning people that there was no future in composing and publishing lengthy essays on Stonehenge or any other subjects because there … Continue reading

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The Cheerful Skies

By way of concluding his Grand Tour of South America, my son Jack saw in the New Year at a party on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach, while I think the photograph above is as good an example of Virgil’s … Continue reading

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Lucid Dreams

My personal possessions are going missing to the extent that I’m seriously beginning to entertain the possibility that a supernatural agency such as a poltergeist may be responsible. These are things that have no business going missing, mainly because I … Continue reading

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Original investigation into “The Ruin” as being the earliest description in English of Stonehenge: June 29th 2008.

  As I made clear in my previous post, I am thrilled beyond measure that the BBC have featured an investigation by Dr Graeme Davis into the idea that the mediaeval poem The Ruin contains the earliest known reference in … Continue reading

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Stonehenge, “The Ruin” and a Distinct Sensation of Deja-Vu

Earlier today, I was mesmerised to read this feature on the BBC news site dealing with Stonehenge and the distinct possibility that the monument may have been described in a mediaeval poem entitled “The Ruin”. This exciting theory has been … Continue reading

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