Over time I have worked as a webmaster, author and editor, a teacher and speaker, astrologer, adviser and project organiser. I also do humanitarian work in Palestine.
I live in West Penwith, in the far west of Cornwall, and also periodically spend time in Bethlehem, Palestine. Up to 2008 I lived in Glastonbury in England.
Born a left-handed Virgo in 1950, I'm a 1960s veteran (Liverpool and LSE), with a rather long track-record. Best valued for my positive and original insights and my knowledge and understanding of historical, geopolitical and spiritual issues.
The Historical Ephemeris was researched and compiled between 1988 and 1993. If this ephemeris interests you, you'll also be interested in my 2014 book Power Points in Time, about ancient festivals, lunar phases, planetary line-ups and historic moments.
I have run bookstores, crafted lots of words, books and websites; campaigned for home-birth, peace, ecological and community issues; created three innovative social-educational projects; taught endless classes and workshops; spoken from many stages and counselled thousands of people. Learned lots from people and life too.
Well-known for my insights into history, current events, international relations, astrology, crop circles and spiritual-political issues.
Published books: Power Points in Time (2014), Pictures of Palestine (2012), Healing the Hurts of Nations (2003), The Kingfisher Encyclopedia of World History (1999), Deep Geopolitics (1996), Living in Time (1987), An Illustrated Guide to the New Millennium (1997), The Only Planet of Choice (1993), The Historical Ephemeris (1993) and lots of articles.
I've edited many notable books in mind-body-spirit, history and new thinking for a number of publishers and quite a few authors.
I'm an originator of ideas and perspectives with a unique, global and deep slant on things. A healer of perceptions, peacemaker, social activist and philanthropist.
I've created educational projects such as the Glastonbury Gatherings (1984), the OakDragon Project (1987) and the Hundredth Monkey Project (1995). These were innovative conferences and educational events. They set off a small movement, now around 20 organisations in five countries which over 25 years has touched the lives of many thousands of people.
I'm actively committed to realistic personal, social and global change. Been at it for 45 years.
A brief history...
I was born five years after WW2 near Forest Row, Sussex, England, in what had been the WW2 American Generals' HQ in England in WW2 - an ominous start! I grew up in Cardiff, South Wales in the 1950s and in Liverpool in the 1960s - indeed it was a hard day's night.
Went to university at the London School of Economics (1968-71 - yes, a 'troublemaker'). Then lived in the mountains of Snowdonia in North Wales and in Stockholm and the forests of Uppland (Uppsala area) in Sweden.
From 1980-2008, I was a community leader in the rather interesting small town of Glastonbury in SW England. I ran groups and events, was involved in civic and community affairs, and served as the town webmaster 1998-2006.
More recently I have moved to Cornwall to complement my work in Palestine. Palestine is intense and Cornwall relatively calm. I live on an organic arm and I also do research into prehistoric West Penwith.
Thanks for visiting this website. I hope it's useful to you. Us Virgos, we like to be useful.
My main website is here: palden.co.uk