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Cairn H / Image by ryaner

Ha ha, moody more than arty maybe, point and click really. I want to live in that cairn. ryaner Posted by ryaner
23 May 18ce

Dun Aird / Image by LesHamilton

Stunning, you don't know how much I want to go through that gate. Posted by costaexpress
23 May 18ce

Cairn H / Image by ryaner

Getting a bit arty aren't we, silvertone filters, what next, a lighting rig and a creative director! Only jealousy coming to the surface again, have to agree it brings out the detail really well, would love to be tramping up the hill to this cairn right now. Posted by costaexpress
23 May 18ce

Leana (Cl. 68) / Image by tjj

Nice set of sites all round and good weather as a massive bonus, all these photos coming out of Ireland, its too much, my wife has nailed my feet to the floor. Posted by costaexpress
23 May 18ce

Dun Aird / Image by LesHamilton

Fine looking place Les :-) drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
22 May 18ce

Poulnabrone / Image by tjj

Stunner Tjj :-) drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
22 May 18ce

Poulnabrone / Image by tjj

Thanks as ever tsc - have been a bit disillusioned with the megalithic world of late (hence looking at wild flowers instead). Today I met by chance an Irish archaeologist who was so friendly and open about his subject I felt the magic come back. Hope it stays a while. All the best, J tjj Posted by tjj
21 May 18ce

Poulnabrone / Image by tjj

How exciting that you've been here, wonderful. thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
21 May 18ce

Dun Aird / Image by LesHamilton

You got the right weather then spencer Posted by spencer
21 May 18ce

Cornwall / News by thesweetcheat

Further to the above news have found an intact burial urn now.

https://phys.org/news/2018-05-ancient-human-unearthed-archaeologist.html
moss Posted by moss
21 May 18ce

Loch Leum Na Luirginn / Image by LesHamilton

Just what I was going to say...."well done!" just isn't enough.. spencer Posted by spencer
17 May 18ce

Knockargety Hill / Image by thelonious

Beautiful vista, summer is a-comin' in. thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
15 May 18ce

The Drum / Image by drewbhoy

Trees are good :-) drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
15 May 18ce

Loch Leum Na Luirginn / Image by LesHamilton

Stunning sir :-) drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
15 May 18ce

Llyn Y Wrach / Image by thesweetcheat

I only found it by accident since it took me ages to find the ring cairn. thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
13 May 18ce

Llyn Y Wrach / Image by thesweetcheat

I should have had a look for that eh? postman Posted by postman
13 May 18ce

Braich y Dinas / Link by thesweetcheat

Well, it's not that Stonehenge isn't special.... obviously it was a showpiece... but the implication - to gauge by the endless books, theories by preening archaeologists... and, last but not least, column inches by 'concerned' journalists with political axes to grind - that it and its surroundings throw more light on past society, are worth more than, say, the numerous modest complexes surrounding Mynydd Du is to my mind not only fraudulent but utterly counter productive to protecting the almost countless upland cairns and monuments upon farmland for future generations.

Destroy the Thornborough Henges and no-one gives a monkeys. Why is that? Because they are 'up north'?
GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
12 May 18ce

Braich y Dinas / Link by thesweetcheat

!!!!! And then there's the Thames valley henges destroyed by gravel extraction in c20..hardly back of beyond spencer Posted by spencer
12 May 18ce

Braich y Dinas / Link by thesweetcheat

Completely agree. I was shocked to find out this had been there at all. I'm hoping you've got some photos of where it was, but what a location. A north coast Tre'r Ceiri. thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
11 May 18ce

Braich y Dinas / Link by thesweetcheat

Utterly appalling.... this would've been some hill fort. Can't help wondering whether those that lavish so much media exposure upon the Wessex honeypots care (or, indeed, have the remotest idea) what has been lost and - more to the point - what is being lost across the UK where the journalists can't be arsed to venture. GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
11 May 18ce

/ Penmaenmawr - Promising, Perplexing, Prodigious by treaclechops

First time I've read this. Obviously.

"Birds sang, a buzzard kewwed, and timelessness wrapped about us."

Class

Hey, challenge for everyone out there. Forget about how many stones, how high, how wide etc.... Instead tell us how it makes you feel there? The important bit.
GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
09 May 18ce

Loch Leum Na Luirginn / Image by LesHamilton

Damn you to blazes Les (in a nice way). Cleat reminds me somewhat of Preshal Mor at Talisker. Small, but perfectly formed. Always wanted to sit on it and watch the world go by for awhile GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
09 May 18ce

Trum Gelli / Fieldnotes by GLADMAN

Thanks. Just putting down some thoughts from a couple of years back. Point with this one is it complements the stuff on the northern slopes of Pumlumon. You'll know I've a thing about Pumlumon... and the contrasts between river sources and their estuaries. GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
09 May 18ce

Loch Leum Na Luirginn / Image by LesHamilton

It is. Few of our monuments have such a superb backdrop. LesHamilton Posted by LesHamilton
09 May 18ce

Loch Leum Na Luirginn / Image by LesHamilton

Absolutely magic Les. thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
09 May 18ce
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