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From the Solstice to Imbolc

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

Well hello 2019! Lovely to meet you!

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

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 141

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

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

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 140

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 -

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

The Wheel Turns to Samhain Once More

Rainbow from the Long Man - Billie Wilson We had our Samhain open ritual at the Long Man of Wilmington this past Sunday. According to the calendar date we were a little early, but as I spoke about in this recent blog post I don't

Y Mabinogi – The Second Branch – Open for pre-orders – Here’s the story of the album

So how did this all happen? The first thing to do was to delve into the scholarly work that had been done on the Second Branch of Y Mabinogi. The background research, the exploring, finding books old and new, the familiar thud as they fall through the

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 139

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 139 Forests - Willowolf - https://willowolf.bandcamp.com/releases Hallowe’en Song - Richard Tucker Talky Bit - The Use of Bones in Magic and Witchcraft - Gemma Gary - http://www.gemmagary.co.uk Troy books - http://www.troybooks.co.uk Children of the Sun - Willowolf - https://willowolf.bandcamp.com/releases Prologue (from Y Mabinogi

For the Love of Magic

I've always had a private love affair. We fell in love when I was at secondary school. I hunted her out in the library where she used to hang out. It was pretty exciting. To that very young Damh the things she showed me placed my feet

Thinking About – Samhain, Bones and the Ancestors

Samhain I still find it amazing how quickly after the Autumn Equinox the season takes hold. Maybe it's the angle of the Sun to the Earth but the shade of light blends with a touch of gold, whereas the Summer sunshine, to my eyes at least, sparkles

Thinking About – Doing Druidry/Being a Druid

When I put out the question to readers of the blog what would be the topics you would like me to write about it became obvious that this one was extremely popular. How you fit Druidic practices into daily life. This is a very important question and

By |2018-09-25T11:20:05+01:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: druidry, paganism, Thinking About|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |9 Comments
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