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Thinking About – Samhain

"It's the most wonderful time of the year..." The voice sings during the Christmas TV advert I will doubtless see this coming week, but I know for many of my friends this is actually their favourite time. It's not mine, but I totally get why it is

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 127

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

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

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!

Stillness. And the Night of Misrule.

Although our house it still full of builders I can feel Autumn's blessed peace approaching. I have two more gigs this year, Witchfest International at the Brighton Centre in November, and Tenbury Mistletoe Festival in December, then no more gigs until the PF Devon and Cornwall conference in

By | 2016-10-27T10:50:44+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Categories: druidry, Nature|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Were you a weird kid?

I'm a regular listener to the podcast Rune Soup hosted by Gordon White. If you enjoy listening to DruidCast I would thoroughly recommend checking Gordon's show out - great guests and thought-provoking discussions. The first question he asks his guests is Were you a weird kid?

The Story of Tales from the Crow Man

Ok, I apologise. I was looking through some of my old blog posts looking to write a few more Story of the Song posts when I saw that I had also started a Story of the Album series, got up to The Cauldron Born back in 2014,

By | 2016-10-14T11:00:13+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Categories: music, Story of the Song|Tags: , , , , , , |7 Comments

Looking back at what was, and looking forward to what is to come

First post of 2016, and happy new year! I love seeing the creative things people do with my songs on YouTube and this is a beautiful video for this time of year. The January Man, looking back at what was, and looking forward to what is to

The Old Bearded Man – Spoken Word

Yesterday I was asked by my pals at the Folkcast podcast to create an audio spoken word piece for one of their forthcoming seasonal shows. The piece they asked for was one of my recent posts - The Old Bearded Man - based on the myth of

The Making of Sabbat – Lady in Black

This is part of a series of videos where I’ll be talking about the inspiration behind the songs from my new album. In this video it’s all about the song by Uriah Heep, Lady in Black.   Other posts in this series Sabbat The Wicker Man Scarborough

By | 2016-10-14T11:00:37+00:00 March 24th, 2015|Categories: music|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |4 Comments
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