Scratch Map

IMG_2343I’m the kind of person who enjoys a significant amount of satisfaction when they complete a to-do list and my ultimate to-do list being all the places I want to travel to, I personally think these Scratch Maps that are everywhere at the moment are great!

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Madron Clootie Well

tumblr_na7q4qHJP51rnseozo2_1280A clootie well is a well or spring, usually with a tree growing beside it, with supposed magical healing powers. Back in the day sick or injured people would make pilgrimages to the site and bathe naked in the waters then circumnavigate the well three times before resting on a nearby hill. A strip of cloth would then be torn from their clothes and tied to a nearby tree, the belief being that as the cloth deteriorated so would the ailment.

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