Spring equinox this year fell mid week on the 20th March, the weather forecast was
gloomy and no-one in Aes Dana Grove much fancied seeing the dawn in at Stonehenge.
The same mood seems to have effected many people as we later learned that only around
100 turned up. There are many other sacred places to choose from in Wiltshire, and
so looking for somewhere to just be ourselves and relax a few of us decided to meet
up at Old Sarum.
We had a new grove member with us Becky which was great, and in that funny way that
it often happens when you celebrate completely without any plan we actually had a
very meaningful and spiritual experience together.
It was really cold. Scientists are suggesting that the rapid melting of ice from
the Arctic is forcing the jet stream south of its standard route above Scotland and
as a result Britain is suffering longer colder wetter winters. So this is global