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Geis

A geis is a prohibition which in ancient times was put on Irish heroes and kings. Other British countries may have had the same or similar prohibitions, but I tend to concentrate on Irish myths and legends. 93 more words

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Autumn Equinox

My ritual for the Equinox went well, but once more I was winging it. This time it was because I was ill or on holiday and there will always be some circumstances where you have to wing it. 50 more words

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Reconstructing Folk Practices

For those of us who are reconstructing folk practices, the path is not an easy one.

We have to trawl through books trying to find crumbs of the practices that might be reconstructed. 27 more words

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Lughnasad

Or Better Late Than Never

I wrote this blog post last week and lost it, then it turned up so I thought I’d post it anyway. 73 more words

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Christian Background

I come from a Christian background, but unlike some pagans I see no need to denigrate it as I’ve been brought up to see money as less important as other values, for example love and happiness. 46 more words

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Winter is coming - Realistic trees for wargaming and dioramas part I

Last time we looked at a simple method to make realistic wargaming trees using just seamoss, a bit of wood filler and foliage nets, but there are more advanced techniques that will yield even more realistic results suitable for the gaming table and a diorama alike. 1,581 more words

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