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Doddington Moor Quarry Site

Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art

<b>Doddington Moor Quarry Site</b>Posted by thelonious
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Doddington Moor Quarry Site (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) by thelonious Nobody knows, nobody cares if I'm lonesome.
Nobody cries, nobody sighs if I'm blue.
It seems that night after night
I sit alone and twiddle my thumbs.
But still I keep right on hoping, keep the door open
But nobody comes.
thelonious Posted by thelonious
21st May 2016ce
Edited 21st May 2016ce
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Comments (6)

What a marvellous spot. You can't be lonesome when you find something like that, someone got there before you! To me they look like permanent raindrop ripples in the puddle. Or is it something about the air or the sun. It looks so elemental. Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
21st May 2016ce
I do wonder if some cupmarks were meant to be filled with water, with the full moon's reflection shimmering in them. Fanciful, emotional, non scientific me.. spencer Posted by spencer
21st May 2016ce
It looked a little lonely when we first arrived. I think it was pleased to see us, even if it had to put up with my constant babbling (the soundtrack to most of our walks).

I think we saw more cup and ring marked stones over the week we were here than I have seen in my lifetime. The overall feeling I got from them was one of movement. It was hard not to keep thinking about water and rain. I love the photo from Chatton by Hob of the raindrops next to the cup and rings. It's as good a connection as any :-)
thelonious Posted by thelonious
21st May 2016ce
I like Hob's photo a lot. And I like the way you say 'I think it was pleased to see us', as my sister and I express the same crazy thoughts on our trips out to see stone fonts. And Spencer, the carvings won't be understood any better by measuring them to the millimetre, they're art so needs some non-scientific fancifulness :) You better find out when the next full moon is and get out there to have a look. Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
21st May 2016ce
Feels good to talk to planet earth whilst we're out and about, the stars as well. Trees, rocks, standing stones, anything really. All connected. I like to think they listen. Maybe even reply, in their own way sometimes. Thanks for the comments. Keep chatting to the fonts :-) thelonious Posted by thelonious
22nd May 2016ce
What is this 'art' and 'non-scientific' of which you speak? Can you prove it? ; ) spencer Posted by spencer
22nd May 2016ce
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