Its Lughnasadh here in New Zealand, the year is slowing turning from high summer to the beginnings of the autumnal season, and its raining. The rain is a good thing as it has been a hot and dry summer, one of those summers where fires have been caused by idiots throwing their cigarette buts out the car window as they drive by, which while Lughnasadh is a ‘fire’ festival cigarette but fires are not really what it is about, but I digress.. 541 more words
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As Lughnasadh approaches this weekend, I’ve began to contemplate on the season and the festival.
Lughnasadh is one of the seasonal holidays, also referred to as a “lesser Sabbat.” I don’t like that term as I believe it takes away from the importance of the seasonal celebrations. 661 more words
Lughnasadh, also known as Lammas or the First Harvest, is the first of three harvest celebrations of the year. Summer is coming to an end, fruits are ready for picking, grains are ready to be harvested, and the plants sown in spring have dropped their seeds ensuring future crops. 627 more words