In This Place; At This Time – Winter Solstice 2020

A very happy Solstice to all! I have a particular affinity for the equinoxes and Solstices, and none more so than the beloved winter. I had planned to walk with friends, at the start of what feels like an interesting, ongoing exploration of trig points – but due to some self-isolating in the family itContinue reading “In This Place; At This Time – Winter Solstice 2020”

First Friday December 2020: The Ash and the Birch and Knowledge Hard Won

Today I did an organised walk, joining one of Walking The Land’s ‘First Friday’ walks, with an invitation to explore and respond to winter trees. We met virtually as a group to share ideas and thoughts, and state our intents for our walks, and then went our physical separate ways to, in a delightful phrase,Continue reading “First Friday December 2020: The Ash and the Birch and Knowledge Hard Won”

Star Magick, Slavery and the Bathurst Estate

It was my birthday last week, and I am proud to announce I have now completed 48 full rotations of the sun. I love birthdays for many reasons, but one is that they make effortless cosmonauts of us all. Having taken time off work, we went for a long walk starting near Sapperton, circling throughContinue reading “Star Magick, Slavery and the Bathurst Estate”