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Passing

Audrey Lilian Saward 1933 – 2017 pictured here in 2008 with her great granddaughter Lucy We are sad to announce that Jeff’s mother passed away last week following a long battle with Parkinson’s. A lover of nature, she spent hours watching the birds and insects in her beautiful garden, and passed on that love to her [Read More]

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We’re Pleased to Announce…

The new and improved Labyrinthos website is now up and running! Jeff has been working for some months on a total revamp, with updated photos, information and navigation, including over 40 downloadable pdf’s of articles from past editions of Caerdroia and a selection of introductions and studies pertaining to specific labyrinth types and locations. Still very [Read More]

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A-maze-ing London!

London has had a difficult week, but the city was pulsing with vibrant energy when we took the train in to visit friends yesterday. With cameras in hand, we headed first to the Mirror Labyrinth in Victory Park to play with our reflections. Created within the boundaries of the Olympic Park in 2015, the Mirror [Read More]

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Mirror Maze on the Midway

Remember the thrill of winding through a mirror maze when you were a child? This (old) picture looks so familiar to me; I remember going to the Napa Town and Country Fair with my family every year, and these mirror mazes were always set up somewhere along the midway. I guess it really dates me [Read More]

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Our Lady and the Labyrinth at Guingamp

As part of our Labyrinthos website redesign, we’ve been sorting through stacks of old photographs and remembering past travels and visits – so many labyrinths, so many memories! This lovely labyrinth in Guingamp, France, is one of our favourites although we have only seen it one time, way back in our early travels together, circa 2001. We [Read More]

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Delightful Itchen Stoke

After seeing some discussion on the TLS Facebook page this week, we thought it might be nice to share a bit of information about the delightful little church of St. Mary’s in the English village of Itchen Stoke, along with some photos of the labyrinth that Jeff took a few years ago when the altar [Read More]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

This vintage Valentine from the Labyrinthos archive was sent to Master Layton Blake in St. Albans, Vermont in 1917 – exactly 100 years ago (back when you could still get a postage stamp for a penny)! As you can see, the significance of a maze was clearly understood, and we love the subtle connection to [Read More]

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A Prisoner’s Labyrinth

Our house (which we lovingly refer to as Labyrinthos HQ) is home to an amazing assortment of mazes, labyrinths and related ephemera that have been collected from round the world over the past 40 years or so. This beautiful locking writing box was probably made in Scotland early in the 1800’s, by a French prisoner of war, [Read More]

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Threading the Maze

December is flying by, and we have been out and about, travelling to Spain and Italy to both broaden our research and deepen our connections with friends and fellow labyrinth enthusiasts. But despite being physically out in the world, I am feeling particularly quiet and pulled-in this year. 2016 has been a year of extremes [Read More]