Orkney: a summer solstice pagan quest

After months of preparation, research and anticipation, I was about to drive from my hostel room to the standing stones, to wait for dawn with a group of practicing pagans on the shortest night of the year. My backpack was filled with outdoor gear, in preparation for the long hikes in the Scottish summer. The… Continue reading Orkney: a summer solstice pagan quest

Don’t worry, you can still have fun in King’s Cross

The King's Cross Development has completely changed the look of the area. Shiny new buildings are now side-to-side with red-brick warehouses. Another case of merciless gentrification? Or is it possible to find bits of the authentic, rough, bohemian King's Cross of the 1980s and 1990s?