All posts tagged: history

22/52 I am Spartacus

Something a little different this week.   I spent the morning dodging rain showers and trying to stop my Elinchrom umbrella from taking off across the Brecon Beacons while, Welsh wrestler and body builder, The Machine Titan, roared at the sky and flexed his muscles. […]

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187/365 – Well dressing

Well dressing is a quaint summer tradition which finds its origins (possibly) in a Pagan ritual celebrating clean spring water.  There are other possible theories about its origins but this is my favourite.   The practice takes part in many of the towns and villages around Derbyshire, Staffordshire, […]