Lughnasadh

The wheel turns again to Lughhnasadh (the feast of Lugh) or Lammas (loaf mass) John Barley must die, and yet he will prove to be the strongest man of all. A time when we reap the harvest we have sown, be it physical or related to our actions from the past year.However, this blog is … Continue reading Lughnasadh

Summer Solstice

Here is the latest instalment in my series looking at the changes to my local landscape as the wheel turns. Yesterday was a lovely, hot summer day, however had I written this a couple of days ago you would have been forgiven for thinking that the wheel had slipped back a turn or two rather … Continue reading Summer Solstice

There’s a feeling I get when I look to the West..

Despite the title, this blog is not about the wonderful Led Zeppelin song "Stairway to heaven". I have actually been thinking about the links of the four main elements to the four main Cardinal compass points. Generally in UK Paganism we associate Air with the East, Fire with the South, Water with the West and … Continue reading There’s a feeling I get when I look to the West..

Churches, standing stones and hill figures..

I have been thinking about the feel of a "sacred" place. How does a place of worship feel different from another space? Certainly when you enter a church, there appears to be a slightly different atmosphere. Its calmer than the outside world. Now this could be down to people respecting a church as a place … Continue reading Churches, standing stones and hill figures..