Chalice Well

The Chalice Well at the foot of Glastonbury Tor is supposed to contain healing water. When I drank a little, I was surprised to find it tastes like blood, probably due to the high iron content and slightly viscose quality. The taste is an odd coincidence because legend has it Joseph of Arimethea buried the…

The Isle of Avalon

What do you think the heart chakra of the world might feel like? Tender, warm, comforting? ┬áVolatile, passionate, wild? ┬áStrong, steady, powerful? At first I couldn’t feel anything. After climbing the almost vertical steps to the top of Glastonbury Tor (reputedly the heart chakra of the world), I was dismayed that I felt so little….

How to Mend a Broken Heart?

Glastonbury in Somerset is supposed to sit over the heart chakra of the world. What better place to mend my sad and heavy heart. In 12 days time, after dropping off my parents at Stansted airport (they are headed to Scotland for a wedding), I’m going to borrow their car and drive south to visit…