myth

Story of the Song – Merlin am I

There are certain folk from the mythology of this little island that fill my heart. Taliesin, Arthur, Gwydion, Rhiannon to name just a few. Another is the figure of Merlin. I guess my first encounter with Merlin was in Disney's Sword in the Stone back when I

A Little Fun – Dungeons and Dragons!

Choose your weapon! So today's article isn't going to take us too deep, but it'll be fun. For some of you it'll be nostalgic, to others a cheer of agreement, some will scratch their heads with bemusement. For today I am going to be writing

Thinking About – Pilgrimage

Last weekend was the Winter Gathering of the Order of Bards Ovates and Druids. The Order holds two gatherings each year, one in June, the other December, both in the Somerset town of Glastonbury. 200 members from all across the world gather together for community, music, ritual

I go to the Church of Trees

That magnificent nature poem was written by my Bardic Buddy Arthur Hinds and to me sums up in just a few verses the reverence we Druids hold for these beings. If ever I feel upset, or disconnected from my Path, if ever I need to remember what

Y Mabinogi – The Second Branch begins

Hi my friends. Well, I hope you are all enjoying the new album. As I've said all along, the direction would be a little different and I was a little jittery about how it might be received, but I've been so pleased to see such amazing reviews.

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

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

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

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
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