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The Art of Confidence

Mark is the wordsmith of Pipistrelle Art, but I feel that I need to write a blog or two as well, so you can get an idea of who I am and how I work. So please be patient, I hope you enjoy !! So I got up at 6 this morning as I couldn’t sleep, this is very unusual...

Beltain Blog April 2019

“Have you ever stood in an April wood and called the New Year in?”- Ian Anderson The first lines of ‘Beltain’ that, if you are of certain age and ‘prog-rockedness’, you may remember from a Jethro Tull song luring us in to a mystical past...

Imbolc Blog

Listen…. Rest your ear on the ground and listen. Can you hear? The sound of nature forcing it’s way through the earthen crust…pushing upward into the light, the tiny green shoots and delicate plants that have been in slumber throughout the Yule and...

Wassailing Blog – Jan 2019

Wassailling in Brandon Marsh “Wassailing.”“Wozwot.” “Wassailing!” “Waswotting?” “Apple trees, toast, singing, dancing and making a heck of a row. Not forgetting the cider……aaaah the cider!” “Cider – now that makes sense…” The highlight of the...

New Year Blog 2019

Nature is waiting for you. Well, the wheel of the year has turned once more, the twelve nights of merry Yule have come and gone, some folks have sobered up (some haven’t!) and for the rest of us, we just carry on as before. Most people are back into work mode;...

Yule Blog

8th Century Stone carving depicting Odin and Sleipnir That jolly old fellow with his rosy red cheeks, fur-lined ‘Coca cola’ scarlet robes and his eight fleet-footed reindeer, will soon be careening around the midwinter skies delivering presents and gifts...