Green fair and Iron fort

After not feeling well on Saturday I didn’t know whether to go the Hampshire Green Fair on Sunday.  But I’m not one to miss out so we went and I’m really glad we did.   It was a warm day, the sun almost shining and a lovely drive in the country to...

Beltane Festival 2009 Video

This is the video I took at the Beltane Festival at Butser Ancient Farm in Hampshire. I used my camera to capture the Morris dancers and the Wicker Man – apologies for the sound!!

First steps and magic pots

Finally it happened.  After months of ‘will she do it today’ and ‘surely she’s got to do it soon’, Tabitha took her first unaided steps.   She’s been walking around recently with the aid of my index finger, squeezed so tight blood...

Fake abbey and a castle

I told Paul we were going to an abbey in Winchester today.  I did get the Winchester bit right but the abbey? No.  It was the bishops palace, now in ruins, called Wolvesey Castle.  It never was strictly a castle either to add to my confusion. It’s at the back of...

Mars and books

Tuesdays always seem to be strange old days.  Things don’t necessarily go to plan and it seems to be an uphill struggle to achieve even the simplest things.  I blame the Mars energy associated with Tuesday. Today is a great example. Well, for a start it’s...