‘Ley,’ Jane snapped. ‘Alfred Watkins called them leys. Ley lines – that’s just a term that’s been adopted in almost a disparaging way by so-called experts … Continue reading Leys, not Ley Lines!
Birthing a labyrinth always takes longer than you think it will. In fact, true to Hofstadter’s Law, it always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law. Beechbrae was no exception. Beechbrae is a woodland-based … Continue reading Beechbrae Labyrinth
This is, without doubt, the most totally bonkers, dazzlingly brilliant, and entirely plausible theory about the purpose of Stonehenge that I have ever read. It manages to explain every aspect of the monument — its location, orientation, construction and purpose in an entirely practical way that demonstrates how the Neolithic builders possessed sophisticated knowledge of metrology and geodesy and built the monument as a physical expression of the cosmos on earth. Jonathan Morris is an engineer who has worked on major projects such as the Chek Lap Kok airport in Hong Kong, so his hypotheses here are entirely plausible and … Continue reading Book Review – A Neolithic Universe by Jonathan Morris
Review: Dowsing Magic – Book Two by Grahame Gardner Review by Ian Pegler A rich, informative dowsing book. As its title implies, this is the second book in the series on Dowsing Magic by Grahame Gardner and I expect there … Continue reading Dowsing Magic – Book Two
In 2004 I was involved in the birthing of a new permanent outdoor labyrinth for Edinburgh University Chaplaincy Centre. Di Williams, the University Chaplain at the time, is a Veriditas-trained labyrinth facilitator. Veriditas is an organisation promoting labyrinths as a … Continue reading The Edinburgh Labyrinth
You may have noticed the recent spate of social media posts and articles expounding the various hazards of 5G, as though it were some tangible bogeyman to be avoided at all costs. Yet this is a disingenuous simplification of the … Continue reading Should I worry about 5G?
(This is a follow-up article to my earlier blog posts about the Cochno Stone, Re:Covering Cochno and Cochno-Revealed) The future of the Cochno Stone has been very much under discussion recently, due to sterling efforts by Glasgow University archaeologist Kenny Brophy to engage the local community with the process of deciding exactly what should be done with the stone. The main options are: Uncover it and leave nature to take its course, Leave it buried, Make a replica using the LIDAR and photogrammetric data gathered last year by Scottish Ten and Factum Arte, then either cover the stone with the … Continue reading Cochno: Compared
Review by Ian Pegler. Back in the 1920s a French dowser developed a system of dowsing based on colour. Writing in Water Diviners and their Methods (translated by Colonel A. H. Bell), Henri Mager tells us: “During my studies on … Continue reading The Gardner Rosette
Mandali is a new retreat centre located in the north of Italy that is opening early in 2017. Enjoying a beautiful mountaintop location above the town of Omegna on Lago d’Orta, the smallest of the Italian lakes, the centre can … Continue reading A Labyrinth for Mandali
September 2016 saw the complete excavation (and subsequent re-burying) of the largest piece of Neolithic rock art in Britain – the Cochno Stone – by archaeologists from Glasgow University. This was the much-anticipated follow-up to 2015’s preliminary test dig to … Continue reading Re:covering Cochno