Thursday, 24 January 2013
The Lewisham Naturman Spotted Again in SE14
It has been a little while now since any new appearances of the weed spirit have been seen in the blue borough.
So it was to my excitement that i found him [or at least his echo] in one of his chosen forms; that of the white stag, also known as 'The Wild Walker'. He can be seen emerging from the scrub and graff in this fenced off wildcorner in New Cross.
In Celtic legend, the white stag was seen as a messenger from the otherworld and always remained elusive.
According to old legends, King Arthur was forever in pursuit of a white stag but the creature had the perennial ability to evade capture. This pursuit of the animal represented mankind's spiritual quest.
It also signalled that it was the right time for the knights of the kingdom to pursue a quest.