Morris group

What does the future hold for Morris dancing?

On Wednesday night I had the great honour of joining Chelmsford Morris (the men’s group) to find out what off-season folk dancing looked like. The blinding white suits and buckled waistcoats were nowhere to be seen. Instead, a friendly gaggle of men in jeans and polo shirts were there to greet me. My reason for […]

A place that matters, at least to me

Copley Woods in Halifax is fairly small, often in deep shade and pretty steep. To most eyes it probably isn’t particularly beautiful. But for me, nowhere in the world makes me feel more at home. I have a very personal history with these woods, which at the top are bordered by beautiful giant boulders which […]