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This one short story has fought me mounted and standing – a description I once read of a novel that was giving its author a pretty hard time – on and off for the past twenty years, and I… 821 more words


Samhain 2015 Business Meeting Minutes

Held on 10/31/15

Start: 8:30

Folk present: Weretoad, Grey, Jacob, Cassandra, and Andrew

Acolytes present: 0

Guests: Bee and Larry

Ongoing Business

  1. Bylaws – We were going to vote on content but decided that, since we hadn’t finished reviewing the final two articles, and some members weren’t present, we will do a final vote at our Winter Solstice meeting.  
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[Middletown Esoteric Guide] 4. The Celtic Calendar

About The Middletown Records.


There are four novellas, which correspond to the four main festivities of the Celtic calendar.

The way Celts used to mark the time is shown in the ‘Coligny calendar’, an inscription on bronze tablet, written in Gaulish language with Latin characters, dating back to the II century A.D. 322 more words


From Lughnasadh to Samhain


We have entered the final month of Lughnasadh and the wonderful Indian Summer continues here in the west of Ireland!

As we journeyed through the Equinox and welcomed a spectacular moon, the nights seemed to draw in dramatically. 170 more words


Lammas or Lughnasadh

Lammas/Lughnasadh occurs every year on August 1st.  It is the first of three harvest holidays and is appropriately dubbed The Feast of First Fruits.  The name says it all.   77 more words


Lughnasadh – Harvesting what was sown at Beltane

Hippie camping weekend after an ascetic month at Buddhist camp – a contradiction or completion?

Not really being the kind of person just to put their feet up and sip cold beer on the beach for three weeks in summer semester holidays, I have decided earlier in this year that I would take part in a monastic life programme in China during the month of July. 1,577 more words


Beautiful Bounty and Garden Surprises

My Twitter pal Lady Althaea really inspires me.  Like other Pagans and Witches, much of her work focuses on keeping in touch with the land.  She does a lot of foraging and herbalism, and I feel like I don’t get out as much to explore like I used to.   304 more words