Glastonbury Uprooted

Glastonbury Uprooted


It's that time of the year, when thousands of hyped-up festival heads make their annual pilgrimage to a field in Somerset, to Glastonbury.
And I Shall Be Queen of the May

And I Shall Be Queen of the May


It is not every day that a woman is crowned May Queen. It was May Day, and I was in Avebury Stone Circle. One minute I was standing in a circle at the very polite invitation of a Wiccan high priestess and the next the high priest transformed himself into the Green Man looking for a bride.
Purple, the Prince of Dyes

Purple, the Prince of Dyes


Dyeing fabric, wool and yarn with natural plants is a magical, or more accurately, an alchemical process.