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What does the new henge mean for Stonehenge?

What does the new henge mean for Stonehenge?

I don’t know. I think the coverage at places like the BBC are good, David Gregory found it exciting and I thought his story was a good read. However there are too many details missing from the reports to come to any conclusions. That’s not a complaint...

Bateman’s Scars

Arbor Low is a Neolithic stone circle and henge in the Peak District. The henge is the bank and ditch arrangement with the bank on the outside and is probably the oldest part of the monument. The current estimate is that it was built around 2500 BC. That’s a...

Rock cut grave at Mycenae

Found a batch of old photos on one of my hard drives which I’ll be uploading over the next few days. This is a tomb cut into the rock on the road up to Mycenae. This type of tomb lines the road on the way up, but unless you know what you’re looking for...

Time for a moratorium on Orion?

Life would be a lot easier if I could borrow God’s paintbrush and cover up seven stars. I’ve been sent another interpretation of the Sky Disc of Nebra. This time the seven star cluster is the constellation Orion. The clue was that the three stars through the centre...

What is an Equinox?

In theory an equinox should be easy to define. It’s the point halfway between the solstices. However, in what way do we mean halfway? Halfway in space or halfway in time? Or something completely different? You would think that marking the equinox would be easy. You...