Month: September 2013

Reflections

This is something I wrote for the Annual Report; a look back at 2013 and as we can’t afford to print a copy for every member, here it is.   Walking south, the low winter sun was bright enough for me to regret not bringing sunglasses. In the festival hinterland nestled between Christmas and New …

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Adventure Camp

There is something atavistic in our relationship to fire. We are drawn ineluctably to the flames and I don’t know whether it is the thousands of years when our ancestors relied on fire for warmth, food and keeping predatory animals at bay which has genetically hard wired our fascination with it; or whether it is …

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Wild Food Walk

Craggers has always had very strong links with Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project (BUCFP), in fact Craggers came about after I had taken people from the Centre on adventures in Wales and to Blackland Farm starting back in 1996.  The connection has continued and most of the people attending our annual adventure camp still come from …

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Dorset

Due to work commitments, I was unable to go to Dorset for the full duration of the trip, but had a great time over the three days I was able to attend.   Thursday 05/04/13 I arrived on site at 10.00 at Tom’s Field in Dorset. It was barely above freezing, and was greeted by …

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