Category: Nature

The Wind Came At Night

In the days of chilling blaze Springtime sun as winter fades Dazzling spears and green grass blades The gale the only blight. Driving out to picnics gay February turning into May Hearts and smiles throughout the day But the wind came at night Batten…

Greys and Golds

These past few years, Imbolc in Leeds has been a bit of a grey, damp affair. Wet, cold and uninspiring if taken at face value. As a witch in tune with her Celtic roots, face value is of little worth to me, so these…

Cernunnos Rising

In Pagan Pages this month I was lucky enough to interview George Nicholas of Cernunnos Rising. Read the interview here.

Hornsea in Winter

                         

The Cover is Here!

   Save the date: 29th April 2016, publication of Pagan Portals: Celtic Witchcraft. Artwork by the wonderful Kirsten Savage. 

Double Rainbow

   If you look to the very left of the picture, you can faintly see the ‘second’ rainbow. Jim informs me that every rainbow has a double, and the colours are reversed. So although it follows the same curve as the primary rainbow, the…

New Zealand: Tree Church.

   Brian Cox of New Zealand seems to have taken the phrase ‘Nature is my church’ somewhat literally…with beautiful results. From BoredPanda.

I Rose

My rose was blue I stepped beneath the arch My rose was gold Or peach Softness incarnate Never crimson Never bold Tentative like my Steps. I rose beneath the arch To meet four faces Framed with snake With sea With sinister teeth With chains…

Meadowsweet

      My friend took me for a walk around New Galloway, and amongst the brambles and cow parsley we found beautiful meadowsweet, also known as mead wort or Queen of the Meadow. Although a useful herb, especially to a home brewer like myself,…

Orchid

This orchid has been with me for about eight years, but hasn’t flowered for around five of those. So the below picture pleases me greatly.