Orfordness Lighthouse – farewell

It had to happen in 2020, of course – the year that reminded everyone just how fleeting and precious our presence is on this extraordinary planet. While the coronavirus sent us scurrying into lockdown, the North Sea continued its march to the front door of a much-loved building –  the Orfordness Lighthouse. Now it’s time to say farewell. The demolition crane is in place. One of Suffolk’s most beautiful landmarks is being dismantled before the waves can claim it. Read more

Valentine’s Day, Lupercalia and the wolf

Did you know Valentine’s day has its roots in an ancient festival that celebrated the primal power of the wolf.  Aroooo… Yes, that was a happy Valentines howl! May the wolf be with you. Read more