Category: seasons

Winter Wonders continues

With temperatures at record lows across the Atlantic and flood warning across the U.K., it seems only right that we continue the Winter Wonders series. Send me (via the form on the original post earlier on this blog) your thoughts on what winter means…

Kitchen Witchcraft, so what’s that then?

Pagan Portals – Kitchen Witchcraft: Crafts of a Kitchen Witch by Rachel Patterson My rating: 5 of 5 stars The phrase ‘Kitchen Witchcraft’ conjures up brewing potions and hanging herbs, and while this of course can be the case, the experienced witch knows the…

Winter Wonders: Holly

Holly. Another excerpt from A Modern Celt, posted last winter so appropriate both to the festive season and my Winter Wonder series. If you like the excerpt, my book is available in paperback or on Kindle at Amazon.

Winter Wonder: Ploughing the Dawn

Thanks to Oz Hardwick for today’s Winter Wonder submission, Ploughing the Dawn.   Ploughing the Dawn Dawn comes late, the tread of frost heavy on hard ground. Steady steps stride through snow, shackle spirits to icy shafts, weigh the balance, take the weight, and…

Winter Wonder: Snow Scene

Thank you to William West for this beautiful submission to the Winter Wonder series. You can find William at http://billonbike.blogspot.com Snow Scene You were magic When we first met And so was I I could see it in your eyes You flung your arms…

Cry of the Cailleach

Winter cries A broken sob Of rain and throbbing grey To wistful white A sorry sight A tear track trails And smiling fails As frost bites hard Each chew and chomp Enamel stomp Upon a tongue Of furry sludge A grisly grudge A snarling…