Friday, March 23, 2007

From an inner darkness to a thin mist

John Aubrey may have been described by his friends as, "Shiftless, roving and magotie-headed..." but he was among the first to examine and record Stonehenge, Avebury and other megalithic structures with any degree of accuracy. Writing about Avebury and Stonehenge Aubrey says, "I have brought (them) from an inner darkness to a thin mist." Professionals and amateurs who have a passion for these, and similar places, continue to do so.

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