I have celebrated this day from a very young age since I went primary school, but I had known it as Mayday. As my knowledge grew over the years, I came to know the day as Beltane; the ancient Gaelic fire festival. There are many traditions that take place to mark the day, but I thought … Continue reading Beltane.
The Crow and Raven have been rather presences in my life of late, they just seem to be everywhere! I have seen several while walking out in the forest, around the village and even sat on a dustbin outside my local shop. They have been quite forceful in their approach to be noticed within my … Continue reading A gift from a Crow.
Recently I have begun to notice the increasing negative associations with the pentagram and its meaning. I have always known that there are many people who are not aware of the true meaning of this symbol and often mistake it for a sign of the devil. However, this has come to my attention more frequently … Continue reading My Pentagram.
Another month is over as we move forward into April, a beautiful time of the year which full of life. Nature is getting into the swing of things, seeds that have previously buried are beginning to rise above the soil, ready to soak up all the goodness from the sun. One type of plant that we … Continue reading March Favourites
Last week I was feeling slightly under the weather, my stomach decided it was unhappy and of course, this happened in the middle of the night. It is not a pleasant experience, it is both tiring on the body as well as painful and I am certain there are many of you out there who … Continue reading Squiffy stomach
So the wheel of the year turns ever on and soon the festival of Imbolc will be upon us. This is celebrated on the 1st or 2nd of February; it is the beginning of spring, the sun becomes more dominant over the days and the first beginnings of life begin to appear. This day is … Continue reading Imbolc