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23 10, 2017

Bushcraft – Completing the Circle

By | 2017-10-23T14:06:31+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Nature|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |5 Comments

So here is something you might not know about me. In the mid 2000s I ran a Wilderness Awareness/Bushcraft School called Wildlore. It ran for a couple of years from a small woodland me and Cerri co-owned in Sussex. During those two years we ran two introductory

20 10, 2017

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 127

By | 2017-10-20T12:50:15+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: DruidCast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 127 Goddess of the Southern Land - Spiral Dance Interview with Adrienne and Paul from Spiral Dance Children of Lir - Spiral Dance Mallee my Mother - Spiral Dance Spiral Dance on the Web - http://www.spiraldance.com.au DruidCast theme - Hills they are Hollow

17 10, 2017

I am lover, I am Father, I am Horned God and King

By | 2017-10-17T13:45:45+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: paganism|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |7 Comments

As he got out of his car the air was unseasonable warm. A hurricane, somewhere out to sea to the south west of the country was pushing warm air up from Spain. Apparently it would arrive early in the week, but right now he was grateful for

9 10, 2017

Next one? What if there isn’t a next one…

By | 2017-10-09T12:47:19+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: paganism|Tags: , , , , , , , , |12 Comments

I have been a part of the evening entertainment at Witchfest International for well over 10 years now. It's always an amazing gig with one of the most supportive audiences I play for during the year. For many years it was at the Fairfield Halls in Croydon,

3 10, 2017

Celebrancy – A role whose time has come

By | 2017-10-03T12:02:18+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: paganism|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |5 Comments

In 2010 I travelled to the USA and went to the Pagan Spirit Gathering for the first time. PSG is organised by Circle Sanctuary and is a 7 day camp during which they literally set up a Pagan village. The overriding theme and feel of the camp

26 09, 2017

Y Mabinogi – The First Branch has given fruit

By | 2017-09-26T13:08:33+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Categories: Y Mabinogi|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |18 Comments

First considered 22 years ago. Started April 2016, and the finished CDs arrived just 30 minutes ago. I am one happy Bard. To hold the finished album in my hands, with Cerri's amazing artwork which has just brought the whole thing together. Well, it's emotional. If you

20 09, 2017

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 126

By | 2017-09-20T11:53:20+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: DruidCast|0 Comments

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 126 Noce Tragique - Le Vent du Nord - https://leventdunord.com/en/ These Hollow Hills - Damh the Bard - http://www.paganmusic.co.uk Interview with Jean Pagano, Archdruid of the ADF - https://www.adf.org Le Rosier - Le Vent du Nord - https://leventdunord.com/en/ The Birth of Lugh -

12 09, 2017

Y Mabinogi – The First Branch – Have a listen to a song!

By | 2017-09-12T10:29:43+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Y Mabinogi|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |15 Comments

Yesterday I opened the pre-orders for my new album, Y Mabinogi - The First Branch. The fruit of a journey that began back in 1995 when I wrote the song Oak, Broom and Meadowsweet, and planted the seed that ultimately has led to the first of four

1 09, 2017

Movements, Busses, and Marquees

By | 2017-09-01T12:13:35+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Categories: paganism|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |26 Comments

My son said something to me the other day that got me thinking. He said that often on the internet a video, blog post, or even a personal status update may well have a stream of people writing their opinions about how wrong the poster was, how

30 08, 2017

10 Guitarists that Changed my Life

By | 2017-08-30T12:12:20+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: music|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |12 Comments

Well it seems like you all enjoyed the Bands that Changed my Life post last week so I thought I would do another along similar lines. I got my first guitar when I was 8 years old and, although it has enabled me to explore many other

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