Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey, situated on the East Cliff above the town, fell into disrepair following the 16th Century dissolution of the monasteries when Henry VIII oversaw the separation of state and church, seizing their assets and using them to fund his military campaigns. The remains are now under the care of English Heritage and continue to… Continue reading Whitby Abbey


Right now, according to UK Government guidelines, up to six people from different households can meet outdoors providing social distancing practices are followed. It was with genuine excitement that six of us arranged to congregate for the first time in months, only for two to bail out on the day because of ‘injury’ or perhaps,… Continue reading Outside

Karmic Distancing

As someone who has been practising effective social distancing since around 2003, things don’t feel too much different. It’s just a bit easier to avoid people and a bit harder to buy beer. Half-jokes aside, let’s make a serious point… “Be kind to everyone on the way up; you’ll meet the same people on the… Continue reading Karmic Distancing