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Celebrancy – A role whose time has come

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

Y Mabinogi – The First Branch has given fruit

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

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

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

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

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

Movements, Busses, and Marquees

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

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

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 125

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 125 The Cuckoo - Momerath - https://soundcloud.com/outgrabe Tickets for Damh the Bard and Spiral Dance tour dates: http://www.wegottickets.com/paganmusic Interview - L R Fredericks - http://www.lrfredericks.com Bluestones - Cernunnos Rising - http://cernunnosrising.com Interview - Jason Mankey - http://www.patheos.com/blogs/panmankey/ King of the May - Poplar Jake

Thinking About – Faerie, Fairy, and the Box of Woo

For the past eighteen months I've been immersed in an Otherworldly Journey. It started last April when Cerri and I took a working holiday in Wales. We booked a little self-catering cottage just outside Bala and there, in this tiny little space, I began typing away on

Damh the Bard and Spiral Dance on Tour

I'm so happy to be able to let you know that I'll be touring with my good friends from Australia Spiral Dance during September. Tickets are on sale now and the Sussex date has already sold out. If you are near any of the venues, do come along

By | 2017-08-01T11:41:15+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: music|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Scarborough Faire – Live at the Victoria, Swindon

A beautiful moment from a wonderful recent gig. Scarborough Faire, live at the Victoria, Swindon, just a few weeks ago. The soundman recorded the whole gig, so I'm wondering what to do with it. But here is a song from that night. Enjoy!

Thinking About – Lughnasadh

Here in the Northern Hemisphere we are approaching the first harvest. The festival of Lughnasadh, or Lammas is raising its head and peering over the horizon. It's a bitter-sweet time for me on my yearly journey through the seasons. I've watched as the grey has turned to

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 124

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 124 Interview with Spiral Rhythm Father Fill Me - Spiral Rhythm - http://www.spiralrhythm.net Interview with Arthur Hinds Love is Her Fair Sure Path - Arthur Hinds - https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/arthurhinds Interview with Sentinel Grove Drummer’s Moon - Sentinel Grove - http://shop.sentinelgrove.com/ Interview with S J

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