Secret of the Yew Tree

‘If we are on a path of initiation into the secrets of landscape, earthlore and healing, the yew tree can become a powerful heirophant.’ In the middle of the yew … Continue reading Secret of the Yew Tree

The Ormiston Yew

I visited the Ormiston Yew on Monday 7th September 2020: In the middle of the Yew: To play this short film please click here or on the image above

The Birnam Oak

My mother recently gave me her grandfather’s letter opener. It was made from the wood of an ancient Birnam oak. Wilfrid Lawson Gibson, my mother’s grandfather, was a Major in … Continue reading The Birnam Oak

The Fraser Yew

The Fraser yew tree high above Loch Ness, which has been growing for over 800 years, had great importance for the Stratherrick Frasers, who used to gather here before a … Continue reading The Fraser Yew