Captivated by the Cross

I've been captivated by this image since I found it earlier this week. It was taken by David W Coigach and posted at deviantART. Taken at Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway¬† (Southwest Scotland), this imagery seems so right for Heavenfield¬† with the ravens circling overhead. Ok, so I'll admit heavenfield didn't have a stone cross, which... Continue Reading →

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Heavenfield, Hefenfeld, and Caelestis Campus

A little while ago Tim Clarkson of Senchus brought an Andrew Breeze paper¬† about the history and derivation of the name Hefenfeld*, the Old English version of Heavenfield, to my attention. Its taken me a while to get to it but here is what I think. It is clear to anyone who has looked at... Continue Reading →

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