In the lead up to Peace Day, 21st sept, a team of 6 cycled the 50 miles of the Shipwrecks Way from Alice Holt Forest to the sea. This is the old route along which oak timbers were dragged to build the Tudor war ships at Portsmouth.
The bike ride was dedicated to the redefining of the track in the name of Peace. At the sea a beautiful ceremony was undertaken with the lighting of the World Peace Flame and the speaking out of Peace Messages. Then gifts were taken out and immersed into the ocean - an acorn from the forest, a sacred stone from a Peace Mountain in Tibet, sacred water... signifying the cleansing of the ancient war energy.
Cycling were Annie Pritchard, Ollie Muncaster and Tess Burrows, joined by Justine Ritchie, Sally Mareike and John Fastman.
Changing the way things were...