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4 02, 2019

Thinking About – Walking to the Beat of a Different Drum

By |2019-02-04T12:38:23+01:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: druidry, Personal Memories, spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |19 Comments

When was that first moment when you realised your view of the world was somehow different to the perceived norm? Have you had that experience? I've been asking myself this question and, of course, I find many instances in early life that express that, somehow, the Path

22 01, 2019

Wassail, Wassail, All over the Town

By |2019-01-22T15:53:11+01:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Folk Traditions, Seasons, spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |7 Comments

Here's to thee, old apple tree, May you bud, May you bow! Stand fast root, bear well top, Pray God send us a good howling crop. Every twig, apples big, Every bough, apples now. Hats full, caps full, full quarter sacks full, Holla boys holla, and blow

21 01, 2019

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 142

By |2019-01-21T09:36:36+01:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: DruidCast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 142 Wytches and Cunningfolk  - The Dolmen - https://www.thedolmen.com Imbolc - Maxine Cilia - https://www.sprigganmist.co.uk Character and Contribution - A Talk on Ross Nichols and Gerald Gardner given by Philip Carr-Gomm - https://www.philipcarr-gomm.com Black is the Colour - The Dolmen - https://www.thedolmen.com Ovate

16 01, 2019

There is no separation, you are part of me

By |2019-01-17T17:40:13+01:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: druidry, magic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |8 Comments

A few days ago I was witness to a post going viral on the internet. I shared an article that Cerri wrote on her blog about Magic and Tolkien that was titled 'Finally I understand why Tolkien’s Elves make me cry'. I simply shared it on my

8 01, 2019

From the Solstice to Imbolc

By |2019-01-08T13:51:27+01:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: paganism, Seasons|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |11 Comments

I confess that I have always found January to be the hardest month of the year. Named after the God Janus there is a real sense of things not quite beginning yet, with the God's faces seeing both back to the old year, and forward into the

7 01, 2019

Well hello 2019! Lovely to meet you!

By |2019-01-07T13:10:25+01:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |13 Comments

Well hello again, and happy new year! I love the feeling of 'resetting' that happens with a new year. It really feels like I can put stuff behind me and move onto new things. I know in some ways it's just an arbitrary date, but it somehow

18 12, 2018

Hello again, and see you in the New Year!

By |2018-12-18T11:55:37+01:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |11 Comments

The room is dark and quiet. A lone candle, no flame, yet burned low, wax melted, sits upon a cobweb-covered wooden desk. A door opens and a figure walks in, their footsteps disturbing the dust that covers the old woodworm-ridden floorboards. The chair scrapes across the floor

17 12, 2018

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 141

By |2018-12-17T11:16:45+01:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: DruidCast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 141 These are the Things - The Trials of Cato - https://thetrialsofcato.com Thunderhead - Afro Celt Sound System - https://www.afroceltsoundsystem.org.uk The Talky Bit - Looking at the last 20 years of Paganism - Julian Vayne - https://theblogofbaphomet.com Hawthorn - Ryn - https://rynacoustic.com Tom Paine’s

20 11, 2018

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 140

By |2018-11-20T13:13:22+01:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: DruidCast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 140 The Gap of Dreams / Nia’s Jig / The Beekeeper - Altan - https://altan.ie The Talky Bit - The Anglo Saxon and Norse Runes - Suzanne Rance - http://www.suzannerance.co.uk Lady of the Lake - Lori Llyn - https://www.lori-llyn.com/index.html The Migration Medley -

12 11, 2018

For a Love of Winter

By |2018-11-12T11:55:51+01:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Nature, spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |35 Comments

I noticed this week just how quickly the year had flown by. One moment it seemed I was welcoming the Spring after the Beast from the East had left our shores. Smiling at the blooming Spring flowers, enjoying the Blackthorn, the Pussy Willow, the Mayflower, and what

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