A walk on the Wild side.. Part 2

Continuing the account of my latest South Downs Way walk. Part one can be found here The first thing I wanted to experience on this walk was sleeping in the open as the sun went down and waking with the dawn. That and to sleep under the stars. I had achieved this wonderfully on my … Continue reading A walk on the Wild side.. Part 2

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A walk on the wild side part 1

For the last two years I have taken a small tent and walked an large part of the South Downs Way staring at Winchester heading towards Eastbourne. This year I wanted to walk the Way again for a few days, starting at Eastbourne and walking towards Winchester. Then I would have walked the whole South … Continue reading A walk on the wild side part 1

There’s a feeling I get when I look to the West..

Despite the title, this blog is not about the wonderful Led Zeppelin song "Stairway to heaven". I have actually been thinking about the links of the four main elements to the four main Cardinal compass points. Generally in UK Paganism we associate Air with the East, Fire with the South, Water with the West and … Continue reading There’s a feeling I get when I look to the West..

Churches, standing stones and hill figures..

I have been thinking about the feel of a "sacred" place. How does a place of worship feel different from another space? Certainly when you enter a church, there appears to be a slightly different atmosphere. Its calmer than the outside world. Now this could be down to people respecting a church as a place … Continue reading Churches, standing stones and hill figures..