Apple and Rowan (January/February 1995)

APPLE AND ROWAN With Jo Waterworth, January/February 1995. OWAN Queen of the mountains,she tells of the quickening and growing in health.Succumb to her charmsand she will protect you in all things. – Isle of Apples, Celebration of Trees The rowan tree stood by the...

Election 2017: Vote Swapping

Election 2017: Vote Swapping Blog post, 12/6/2017 So far they have managed to avoid thatOn the day of the election I went to bed early, got up next morning and went for my customary walk by the river, and then when I got home I remembered to switch on the radio. It...

Prostate Awareness

Prostate Awareness Blog post, November 11 2016 One result of the e-coli infection that I had a couple of months ago was that I became more aware of my prostate gland. The doctor I saw for the follow-up appointment a fortnight after my couple of days in hospital...

Meditation in Glastonbury

Meditation in Glastonbury Blog post, May 7 2013 I generally go to a meditation group on Saturday evenings, at a friend’s house in a quiet lane round behind Glastonbury Tor. I like the company, and I get more than I would have imagined from taking up a regular...

Oh Little Town of Bethlehem (25/12/2012)

“Oh Little Town of Bethlehem” Blog post, December 27 2012 Modern Bethlehem, with the separation wall protruding right into the city.Photo: Palden Jenkins. Modern Bethlehem, with the separation wall protruding right into the city. Photo: Palden Jenkins. Christmas has...