“The five Senses, the chief inlets of Soul in this age.” (William Blake). Does what your eyes see create who you are? Do you see enough nature and beauty? If not, should you be making more pilgrimage?
Frozen dew drop. Time - and the world - expand on pilgrimage. By going slower and closer to the ground, the world grows and time thickens. It’s the same with looking closely at the micro world. There’s a wilderness in every leaf, and a diamond on every frozen blade of grass. #pilgrimtime #smallworld #macro #oldway
Sunset Moonrise #oldway #sky #path #journey #walk #celestial #sunset #moon
On the Old Way Pilgrimage to Canterbury... #oldway #pilgrimage #southdowns #southampton #sussex #downs #hampshire #kent #walk #hike #journey #path
The Saxon shoreline - walking the Military Canal Eastward toward Canterbury... #oldway #pilgrimage
The landscape of British pilgrimage is being revealed after 500 years since it was made illegal. We walk on often obscure paths, but the ground beneath our feet is solid, and has been waiting for pilgrims all along...
Pilgrimage is sustainable green travel - a journey form that minimises ecological impact while on holyday. No other form of travel offers such an opportunity for immersion in nature without damaging the beauty you are there to share. It increases our awareness of nature, and our love for nature, through direct participation - the good old way indeed.
Hetty Pegler’s Tump - a 6000 year old cathedral in Gloucestershire. Aka an artificial cave, for ancestral burial and song and initiation and going inward and pilgrimage (with occasional sleep). Just like our modern churches/chapels/cathedrals.
The great hollow Ash and Medieval Church of Warehorne, on the #OldWay #Pilgrimage to #Canterbury.