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Birds at Bealtaine

Bealtaine 2022 As is traditional, we started our Bealtaine celebrations last night. Bealtaine, never Beltane, to honour the very living Irish traditions (and language!) the word comes from. Yes, I’ve called it Beltane in the past. No, I shouldn’t have done. When you know… Continue Reading “Birds at Bealtaine”

Earth Day 2022

Did you know Earth Day has been celebrated since 1970? Earth Day reminds people once a year that our planet needs us to be stewards, to be custodians, to protect and care for the planet as well as we can.

I Am, I Will Be Drunk

Content warning: mentions of intoxication and drinking alcohol Charles Baudelaire, He said be drunk I know what he means I do. To be drunk on “Wine or poetry or virtue” Oh how I would love To make you drunk on poetry To feed you… Continue Reading “I Am, I Will Be Drunk”

Lokean Beads

Contains UPG. My husband took a liking to kombolois while we were in Rhodes last year. I bought him one from a Greek merchant, crafted from pieces of volcanic rock. I later felt that special niggling feeling you get when something close to you… Continue Reading “Lokean Beads”

Moon Day Mondays

Waxing Crescent – First Quarter Last night it seemed so bright and strong A bow of light A bower capable of Lifting the world As I glided home along motorways Lokabrenna searing my eyes By my side the whole way Orion’s companion A torch… Continue Reading “Moon Day Mondays”

Shouting Fire

I want to shout it out From the top of a Mountain Skyscraper Geyser Aeroplane in flight Hang suspended in the clouds Shouting fire Upon the unsuspecting. Fire of inspiration Hope Passion Creativity Just make something Make something make something Make me something then… Continue Reading “Shouting Fire”

Imbolg

Brigid came on the wind Blessing the brat bhríde Soaking it with cool rain Not quite winter waters Not quite springtime showers Tears from that in-between Liminal state of season A grief, a keening for the darkness Slowly washing away In the inevitable turn… Continue Reading “Imbolg”

Always

I was always falling for you My whole life Sometimes dancing so close to the edge Hearing the call Of your tales Both terrible and comic I felt for you Like no other I fell for you Little by little You guided my empathy… Continue Reading “Always”

Inspired by Loki

Huge amounts of UPG here, read my Disclaimer post for more clarity. I’m not and never have been a Heathen, or involved in Norse Paganism of any kind. I have, however, always had an enormous fascination for the mythology, history, and culture of Scandinavia… Continue Reading “Inspired by Loki”

Monday: Moon Day

I’ve been thinking a lot about the different aspects of my Pagan path lately. One of the things that has been constant since I was very young is my fascination with the moon. I think it’s the fact that the power of the moon… Continue Reading “Monday: Moon Day”