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.
Ffynnon Ishow – the Holy Wells of Wales.

Ffynnon Ishow – the Holy Wells of Wales.


"Water", says Mark Harrell, "finds its way into churches. Always." He visits the ancient, healing holy well of Patricio Church and looks for votive offerings left by modern pilgrims.
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.