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St. Brigid's Day

Eesh, it’s been a while since I posted here. I haven’t forgotten about the blog, and in fact I’ve been writing entries in my head for a while now, but what with New Year’s Day and flat-hunting and forced overtime at work I haven’t really had the chance to sit down and write anything, mostly because after work I’ve needed to do the responsible adult stuff of laundry and tidying and things, and in my downtime all I want to do is sleep or vegetate in front of the TV. 862 more words

Candlemas, Birthdays, and DNA. But Mostly DNA.

Sorry for the silence.  I wasn’t neglecting my blog.  I just didn’t have anything worth saying.  Everything I attempted to write was either overly-snarky or a jumbled mess.  1,047 more words

Paganism

Angel-Lights in Transition

The liturgical and cultural transition into Ash Wednesday is, perhaps, my favourite.  It is the most stark and it is the quickest.  The full religious meaning permeates sharply into secular culture and it begins the culmination of the whole year toward the celebration of the Paschal Mystery during the Triduum. 220 more words

Ash Wednesday

New on 500px : candlemas by DeSelby

taken on a stroll
johannishögl/piding/bavaria

editing inspiration:
terje rypdal “and the sky was coloured with waterfalls and angels”

via 500px http://ift.tt/1CvUzLQ

Real Estate And Mortgage

Valentine's Day

Today, in case you haven’t noticed, is Valentine’s Day.  Last year I used a writing prompt about Valentine’s Day and came up with this post… 405 more words

Personal

The feast of the candle-maker

Last week was la fête de la chandeleur, or Candlemas as it’s known in English. Admittedly, it’s an oft forgotten Christian holiday that doesn’t get much attention in England, but in France it’s a bit more of a recognised celebration. 461 more words

Strasbourg