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BarkhaleCausewayed Enclosure
Butser HillAncient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
Cliffe HillLong Barrow
Coombe HillCausewayed Enclosure
Hunter's BurghLong Barrow
Kingston Barrow CemeteryBarrow / Cairn Cemetery
Long BurghLong Barrow
Old King BarrowsBarrow / Cairn Cemetery
Old Winchester HillHillfort
Rackham BanksDyke
Ranscombe CampAncient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
Ridgeway (Southernmost Remains)Ancient Trackway
The Devil's JumpsBarrow / Cairn Cemetery
The MillbarrowsBarrow / Cairn Cemetery
Wilmington Hill Barrow CemeteryBarrow / Cairn Cemetery
Windover Bowl BarrowRound Barrow(s)
Windover CursusCursus
Windover Hill Eastern Round BarrowRound Barrow(s)
Windover Hill western-slope Barrow CemeteryBarrow / Cairn Cemetery
Windover Long MoundLong Barrow
I am an Atheist Naturalist Humanist Neo-Pagan Ritualist Revivalist Philosophical Druid (Yes that title is tongue-in-cheek), living and practising in Sussex.

The Long Man of Wilmington is a site of great importance for me and was the first with which I feel I connected spiritually. In 1998 I started walking extensively in the area of the Long Man as well as taking an interest in its history.

Both my grandfathers died in early 1999 (See my fieldnotes on Windmill Hill). As a way of honouring them, between April 1999 and August 2000 I walked the route from Eastbourne, in East Sussex, to The Uffington White Horse in Oxfordshire, via the South Down's Way, Winchester Cathedral, the Clarendon Way, Salisbury Cathedral, Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, the Vale of Pewsey, Avebury and the Ridgeway.
The walk also took in visits to both of their graves, in Sussex and Wiltshire, en route.

In 2001 I extended this walk from Salisbury Cathedral, West to Wells Cathedral and then on to Glastonbury Tor.

Nearly all of my earlier pictures were taken during these walks and I tend to focus, overall, on Sussex and the South Downs.

In recent years I have also taken an interest in Ireland, as marrying into an Irish family does tend to mean one visits the place from time to time!

Although I have become an atheist, I still class myself as a Pagan. This can give rise to interesting discussions!

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