Entrance to the Avebury henge Hair stands high on the cat's back like a ridge of threatening hills. Sheepdogs howl, make tracks and growl --- their … [Read more...] about Ghost stories and supernatural occurrences from Avebury circle and henge
Avebury is my church. It's where I go to touch the divine. It's weird I know. But I've had a love affair with Avebury since I was a child, when it was just photos in a book.
The largest of the stone circles, Avebury is large enough for a village to have sprung up in its mist. A living village, where you can wander freely among the stones, day or night. It's not just the circle though. Prehistoric Silbury Hill, West Kennet Long Barrow, the Ridgeway, freckled with more barrows.
It's more mystery than any generation can solve. But we don't stop wondering.
More about Avebury from A Gothic Curiosity Cabinet …
My primer for those unfamiliar with Avebury.
Megalithic mysteries and my appointment with destiny at Avebury circle and henge
Running down ghost stories in Avebury
Ghost stories and supernatural occurrences from Avebury circle and henge
A curious dolmen or burial site near Avebury
Lucifer’s neolithic home, Devil’s Den stands vigil near the Avebury circle complex
Avebury was connected to the dead, so it's a great place to say goodbye
Confronting the ghosts of my soul and of the dead in Avebury henge, and Churchyard Cottage
Spend enough time in a pub and things are bound to get interesting ...
Confrontation at the Red Lion in Avebury, and touching the sacred at Silbury and Waden Hills
A look at how we perceive the dead today, and funeral practices at Avebury in the past.
Walking one of the oldest highways in the world and exploring resting places of the dead
Clearing the mind along the Ridgeway in Avebury, finding solace in the barrows and a realization at the Sanctuary
A photo essay ... one frosty morning in Avebury
Experiencing another sunrise at Avebury stone circles and henge
Avebury photos and fine art prints from The Wytchery
People are always going on about celestial alignments with the neolithic stone circles of Britain, Ireland and beyond. But it's a simple fact, these … [Read more...] about Sunrise through the trees and the Southwest entrance stones to Avebury Circle and Henge
A lady stands upon the henge at Avebury in the snow, looking off into the distance where a man walks away. It’s impossible not to see the story there. … [Read more...] about Capturing a dream in the snow at Avebury
Southern Entrance Stones to the Great Circle at Avebury It’s January, and I should be in Britain. I holed up in Avebury village the past two … [Read more...] about If it’s January it must be time to visit Avebury … so why am I still here in the midwest?
Moonrise over West Kennet Avenue, Avebury + + + It’s 1972 and I’m eleven years old, hanging out in the Carmi Public Library, which is about the only … [Read more...] about Megalithic mysteries and my appointment with destiny at Avebury circle and henge
The Cove in Avebury World Heritage Site. Click here to view more images from Avebury or to order a print from the Wytchery It’s about 11 p.m., January … [Read more...] about Confronting the ghosts of my soul and of the dead in Avebury henge, and Churchyard Cottage
Standing Stone of the Inner Southern Circle at Sunrise A year to the day from this morning, I awoke at sunrise to find Avebury blanketed in snow. I … [Read more...] about Experiencing another sunrise at Avebury stone circles and henge
Barrows atop of Overton Hill near Avebury. Heading east on High Street from the center of Avebury, you find yourself at the beginning of a dirt … [Read more...] about Clearing the mind along the Ridgeway in Avebury, finding solace in the barrows and a realization at the Sanctuary
Devil's Den Dolmen. It is naturally the subject of many legends in the district, and few, we imagine, of the people about would care to find … [Read more...] about Lucifer’s neolithic home, Devil’s Den stands vigil near the Avebury circle complex
Along the river Kennet, with Waden Hill on the left. Things got a little hazy after the walk along Overton Hill and amongst the barrows. I finished … [Read more...] about Confrontation at the Red Lion in Avebury, and touching the sacred at Silbury and Waden Hills