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“Beauty is one of the few things about which Cromagnon man knew as much as we do.”                                          Arthur Koestler, Drinkers of Infinity Our cave here is comfortable enough sandy floor, dry walls danger of rockfalls but the Dordogne weather isn’t too rough. All our children wear well-cut bison flay the wife does good fire. I’d like to retire but she says I’d only get in the way. So it’s keep on clubbing, set trap and snare long days in the woods. I know all its moods read its smells, sounds, small changes in the air. My favourite time is…

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