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THE STONES OF THE CROOKED GLEN

A Halloween story published by The Guardian newspaper reveals how a group of mysterious stones continue to be venerated in a remote Scottish glen. The Tigh nam Bodach or House of the Cailliche (Old Woman) is a small rocky shrine … Continue reading

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Scared to Death

The Fortean Times Unconvention 2011 – billed as the world’s weirdest weekend – returns to London in November. I’m on the bill for both days (12 and 13 November): on the Saturday I will be speaking about my research into … Continue reading

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Celtic curse tested?

BBC Scotland has reported the latest on the campaign to protect the Tigh nam Bodach pagan shrine in the Highlands from a hydro-electric dam scheme. The stones, hidden in remote Glenlyon, featured in my 1996 book with Andy Roberts, Twilight … Continue reading

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