The Witch of Neuerburg

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I spent this past weekend in a castle in Germany near the Germany/Luxembourg border where the Order of Bards Ovates and Druids held their annual International camp. About 100 members from all over Europe (plus an Australian and an American) gathered for ritual, celebration, music and community in a castle that can trace its story

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 98

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Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 98 The Fabled Hare – Maddy Prior – http://www.maddyprior.co.uk The Talky Bit – The use of the Magical Mirror – Levannah Morgan – http://www.capallbann.co.uk/a-witch-s-mirror-the-art-of-making-magic-by-levannah-morgan/p340/ Blessings of Beltane – Cernunnos Rising – http://cernunnosrising.co.uk Intro music for DruidCast – Hills they are Hollow – Damh the Bard – http://www.paganmusic.co.uk For further information on the Druid tradition and

The chances of anything coming from Mars

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So just after a General Election what else are we going to talk about but UFOs and Aliens? “Engage Warp Drive”. “Make it so”. And off shoots the USS Enterprise using its amazing warp drive. Standing on Earth, looking up into space, seeing all of those stars shining in the night sky is, to me,

Sumer is Icumen In

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It’s the 1st May today. A glorious date for sure. This morning Morris sides all over the country were out for the sunrise to dance up the Sun and the land was filled with the glorious sound of Morris bells. A tradition celebrated in my song Forgotten, Never Be: On the 1st of May at the

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 97

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Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 97 Time Machine – Damh the Bard – www.paganmusic.co.uk Oxford May Song – Telling the Bees – www.tellingthebees.co.uk Interview with Sarah Miles (http://www.chithurstmanorhealing.com/)  by Philip Carr-Gomm (www.philipcarr-gomm.com) The Last Pirouette – Lucy Ward – www.lucywardsings.com Silbury Hill – Philip Henry and Hannah Martin – www.philliphenryandhannahmartin.co.uk Couronne de la Lune – Morrigan’s Path – www.morriganspath.com DruidCast theme

The Old Tales are Calling Me

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After both The Cauldron Born and Antlered Crown and Standing Stone I took a long break from writing songs. I was creatively wrung out and needed some time to be in stillness and reflect on what to do next. Not so this time… I want to take you back to September 2012 and the final song

It’s oh so quiet…

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Actually it isn’t, but it has been a bit quiet here on the blog since the launch of my new album, so I thought an update was in order. The album launched on the 31st March and within the day it had reached number 1 on the Amazon MP3 folk charts. It even reached number

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