Journal

The Sun Burns Brightest

Tomorrow marks the astronomical summer solstice, the day when the sun burns brightest. Whilst we may be familiar with the idea of the summer solstice being celebrated because it is the longest day, evidence indicates that its celebration formed part of a complex interaction of astronomy, society and ritual – it was far more than simply a mechanism that acted as a farmers calendar.

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Exploring Cumberland’s Mount and the Nine Yard Oak

Well amongst the most trying of times, this covid-era lockdown is bringing some shards of light. With our once a day walk in the woods and fields there’s plenty of time to research and reflect.

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2020 – In the forests and furrows

On the eve of a new orbit around our Sun, we look forward to greeting 2020 with you. We’d like to thank you for your support and signpost some of the wonderful hidden mysteries in our landscape that we will be endeavouring to explore and investigate in the year ahead.

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The Dark Hours of Midwinter

Tomorrow is the astronomical Winter Solstice, an auspicious liminal moment in time. The long daylight hours of midsummer, a time for human activities enjoying life and holidays are remembered.

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Cosmological Connections

It’s taken us over 10 years of researching the cosmological connections between the Anglo-Saxons and the Suffolk landscape around the Sandlings in order that we could get anywhere near something close to what has become A Ritual Landscape Considered: Cosmography and Anglo Saxon Ship Burials.

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Seven Wonders – 2018

It was back in 2008 that the first edition of Seven Wonders – Suffolk’s Ancient Sites: a Vision of an Arcane Landscape was published. Here we are ten years later, so why the need for an update?

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