Hello there, internet! Kat is back again, and this week is a little bit emotional. Is that okay with you? Hope so, because we’re gonna dive right in! 1,194 more words
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Nan Shepherd was a Scottish writer and hill-walker, who described her experience of the Cairngorms as a kind of meditative participation in the landscape.
Last night I watched a beautiful and moving BBC TV documentary about her, and one of the quotations seemed to me to go to the heart of walking-as-meditation. 99 more words
This summer I visited Sligo on the Northwest coast of Ireland, looking for traces of the Cailleach, the crone of Irish legend. What I found there was a prehistoric ritual landscape of breathtaking scale, and finally an intimation of the Cailleach herself. 1,747 more words