The First of May marks the beginning of Summer in the old Gaelic cultures, a tradition widely known as Beltane. And where better to celebrate this ancient May Day ceremony than atop May Hill itself, iconic landmark of the Gloucestershire countryside, former Iron Age hill fort, ley line intersection and epicentre of the Perry Pear Universe. Readily identifiable by … Read More May Day! May Day!
I tell you what, New Zealand is a pretty awesome place to be during the months of February and March. Whilst the UK has been deluged by snow storms, locked in the freezer, and then left to undergo a full, sopping thaw, I have been basking in Southern Hemisphere sunshine for the last 8 weeks (smug factor dialled up to … Read More Sunny Cider Up
It’s been an important couple of weeks in my world. And, obviously, the best way for me to explain it is through an earth process system analogy (classic Geographer). Every now and again you get one of those moments when there is a subtle, but permanent, tectonic shift. A change that will start off small, but will have longer term, … Read More Raising the Bar (at the Bar)
I really shouldn’t be writing this article. It isn’t a good idea. The reason for my disquiet should be because, like any good freelancer, I’ve hit the pommeau a little too early (come on, it’s Fri-yay!) and, sat here in my three day old undies and listening to Tears for Fears, I’ve decided to send passive aggressive emails to former clients who have abandoned … Read More That Friday Feeling