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Archives for October, 2017

Devizes

October 29th, 2017

Took a few days off work last week to go exploring near Avebury again. On the second day I walked to Devizes which I thought would be interesting but turned out to be rather dull. The main attraction seems to be the huge flight of locks on the canal, but that was a way out the western side of town and I didn’t have time to visit.

But I did have time to visit Silbury hill, which I’ve only ever seen from a distance before. It’s another neolithic monument thing near Avebury.

And also the West Kennet Long Barrow. Which you can go inside with the help of some skylights added by the Victorians.

Unfortunately at the same time a hurricane was passing over which meant it was incredibly windy. Oh, and the SUN TURNED RED!

Hidden Rainbow

October 7th, 2017

Spotted a sneaky rainbow hiding in the clouds at sunset this evening.