The sacred sex rites of Stonehenge and Avebury

The recent discovery* about Stonehenge being used as the setting for a fertility cult with the standing stones casting phallic shadows at certain times of the year is causing a bit of a stir among dusty old academics. However, it will come as no surprise to my readers and particularly those who’ve read my book…

Read More

How our prehistoric ancestors celebrated the winter solstice

As we celebrate the Winter Solstice,  we might wonder how these special times were marked by our prehistoric ancestors.  Was it a way of symbolically bringing the dead back to life or a means of making their transition to the afterlife smoother? Here, Mike Williams, the author of Prehistoric Belief, explains what’s known about these…

Read More