The Dark Morris and Climate Change

Terry Pratchett wrote a wonderful book under the title of “Wintersmith” that mentioned the essential role of the annual silent performance of the Dark Morris in ensuring that winter arrives as it should. I was reminded today, the winter solstice, of this tradition and, as a former morris dancer/musician myself felt the need [...]

2020-12-22T09:09:44-05:00Tuesday, December 22, 2020|

Morris Dancing with old friends – life before birding

For some 20+ years we both used to dance and play the concertina for Fenstanton Morris, I did a lot of dance teaching too … but then I departed for Canada, life moved on and the birds moved in. On May 4 we were having a short vacation in England and visiting some old [...]

2017-10-24T15:28:26-04:00Thursday, May 12, 2016|
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