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fairie’s chapel, healy dell, lancashire, uk…

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gravestone from walton-le-dale…

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entrance to elfhame…

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Amazing day at the Dusk Water…

Great day in the cave at the Dusk Water. Elfhame not open, but very interesting anyway. drc

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Ayrshire…

In Ayrshire. Tomorrow we go to the Dusk Water and Cleeve’s Cove, where Bessie Dunlop, scottish cunning-woman, met Thom Reid (killed at the Battle of Pinkie, ‘translated’ into elfhame/fayre) and the Qweene of Fearrie. Excited. She was later tried at … Continue reading

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The Borders…

The Borders was very beautiful, but literary tourism has done its work, the Eildon Hills well marked with a new sign, with an abbreviated Thomas the Rhymer story and dodgy art. Carterhaugh has a ‘Tamlane’s well’ of recent origin, and … Continue reading

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Clint’s Cragg failure…

Well, Ireshopeburn and the surrounding area was very rough going and had to be abandoned on this trip (the map is not the territory, the map is not the territory…). We almost lost the car to the rocks and ‘road’ … Continue reading

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