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Cleeve Toot (Hillfort) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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Alderley Edge (Ancient Mine / Quarry) — Links

Alan Garner's Alderley Edge


"We are put back in touch with earlier parts of our culture, when supernatural and inhuman creatures – from whom we thought we had learnt our sense of good and evil – inhabited a world we did not feel we controlled" - A.S. Byatt

Alderley Edge (Ancient Mine / Quarry) — Images

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“I confess I do not believe in time. I like to fold my magic carpet, after use, in such a way as to superimpose one part of the pattern upon another. Let visitors trip. And the highest enjoyment of timelessness-in a landscape selected at random-is when I stand among rare butterflies and their food plants. This is ecstasy, and behind the ecstasy is something else, which is hard to explain. It is like a momentary vacuum into which rushes all that I love. A sense of oneness with sun and stone. A thrill of gratitude to whom it may concern-to the contrapuntal genius of human fate or to tender ghosts humoring a lucky mortal”

A section from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1966 (revised) autobiography: ‘Speak, Memory’.

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