The Standing Stones of Skyrim

Anyone who thinks that this might just be a pretty sly attempt to get more traffic onto this site have seen right through me. But if you have landed here for the first time thanks to this post, I hope the stuff here about REAL standing stones may be of some interest...
Barrows

Barrows

“The hobbits shuddered. Even in the Shire the rumour of the Barrow-wights of the Barrow-downs beyond the Forest had been heard. But it was not a tale that any hobbit liked to listen to, even by a comfortable fireside far away.” - From ‘The Lord of...

Henges: Stonehenge, Woodhenge, Avebury & Stanton Drew

Here is a nice long clip from the DVD – all about henges. It just so happens that the most important of them occur within a quite small distance from one another in the South of England. Now, the two sites in the film that actually have the word...

"Standing with Stones" clip: The London Stone

During the making of “Standing with Stones” Rupert and I found ourselves on July 5th 2006 standing on busy Cannon Street in the middle of the City of London. How come? Well, that question is answered in the clip below. Even so, it was pretty surreal to...
Achnabreck & Cairnbaan Rock Art

Achnabreck & Cairnbaan Rock Art

As I said in the diary post about shooting at Cainbaan, everyone loves a puzzle, but when you get this close to the mysteries our ancestors left behind, a solution always seems only a hairsbreadth away, and yet – gaze into space for as long as you want –...