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20 01, 2020

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 154

By |2020-01-20T12:26:37+00:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: DruidCast|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 154 I Fly Through Space - Spirits of the Earth - https://spiritsoftheearth.bandcamp.com Interview with Philip Carr-Gomm - https://www.philipcarr-gomm.com Grandmother Moon - Liz McMahon - https://youtu.be/qZfR4UCc2y8 Welcome Mari Lwyd - S J Tucker - https://skinnywhitechick.bandcamp.com DruidCast theme - Hills they are Hollow - Damh

10 01, 2020

Hold your Head Up

By |2020-01-10T12:58:20+00:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: druidry, paganism, spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |15 Comments

For much of my life, when I found myself walking through a forest or the countryside on one of those little public footpaths that meander across the green Sussex Downs I spent much of my time looking down. Partly to see where I was walking and to

17 12, 2019

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 153

By |2019-12-17T10:02:11+00:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: DruidCast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |3 Comments

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 153 Pollen Path - Elana Low Interview with Kristoffer Hughes Mari Lwyd (The Grey Mare) - Carreg Lafar Mari Lwyd - Chris Wood DruidCast theme - Hills they are Hollow - Damh the Bard For further information about the Druid tradition.

29 11, 2019

Things haven’t been as quiet as the blog might suggest…

By |2019-11-29T17:45:43+00:00November 29th, 2019|Categories: druidry, News|Tags: , , , , , |13 Comments

This week my mind has been occupied with very practical things. At midnight on Sunday tickets for the Order of Bards Ovates and Druids Special Summer Gathering went on sale. Or rather they should have gone on sale. I stayed up to press the button to make

19 11, 2019

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 152

By |2019-12-05T12:52:54+00:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: DruidCast|Tags: |0 Comments

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 152 Uffington Hill - Playing Rapunzel - https://playingrapunzel.com September Morning Bell - SJ Tucker - https://skinnywhitechick.bandcamp.com No One’s Slave - Heathens All - https://www.facebook.com/heathens.all/ Song of the Meadow Lark - Space Goats - https://www.facebook.com/thespacegoats/ Spirit of Albion - Damh the Bard - https://www.paganmusic.co.uk

8 11, 2019

So How Do You Write A Song?

By |2019-11-08T12:06:39+00:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Bardism, music, song writing|Tags: , , , , , , , |5 Comments

It's a question I've been asked many times but it's not something I've written about here on the blog so here goes! I'll admit it. I'm a melody and riff man. I like pretty much straight forward music with a hook in the chorus and a great

4 11, 2019

The Old One was Here Early

By |2019-11-04T23:16:06+00:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: druidry, paganism|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |9 Comments

A blessed release from the week's rain but the chalk still wet underfoot. Slippery too, as we walked along the old track to the South Downs. A blue sky battling with scattered clouds, and rooks sharing their wisdom on the wing, calling to those walkers below that

25 10, 2019

Samhain – The Ghosts walk among us once more

By |2019-10-25T12:31:08+01:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Fortean, paganism, Seasons|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |12 Comments

I remember when the ghosts seemed to be everywhere. Back in my childhood, before hand-held bright screens and cars, when the world was slower, riding my bike into town, past the old fire station next to the park. Old, dark, and empty. I used to pretend a

21 10, 2019

Y Mabinogi – The Third Branch – The Songwriting Begins

By |2019-10-21T11:06:22+01:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Y Mabinogi|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |12 Comments

In my previous article, I wrote that the spoken word for Y Mabinogi, The Third Branch had been recorded. Some of you got very excited about that and asked me through PM when the album would be released, so maybe there was a little confusion about how

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