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The Sleeping Giant of Cribarth

This summer I went to visit some sites in the upper Tawe Valley in South Wales. I was interested in following up some hints left by a druid about the Valley of the Ancients – “the most holy pagan site in Wales” [1]. 481 more words

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Something I wrote some years ago now…

It’s 8pm and I’m on my way to a Samhain celebration in suburban London. The main wave of candy-seeking children has now passed, but a few gangs of witches and skeletons still walk, pumpkin lanterns blurred by the billowing mist from car exhausts. 350 more words

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It’s that time of year again when we say goodbye to the summer and enter into the dark half of the year; Samhain roughly translates as “end of summer”. 1,403 more words

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Remembering the Ancestors

I gave this talk in the lead up to Samhain 2003.


Tonight is about remembering the ancestors. We remember them in the waters of life, flowing down the generations.  2,946 more words

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Sacred Waters

A recurrent theme in my explorations over the last few years is that of sacred waters. Waters rising from the ground in springs and wells carry a sense of the riches of the dark underworld coming into consciousness. 409 more words

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How I came to the British Mysteries

One of the reasons I am so pleased that The Dancing Floor film is being made is that my first contact with the mysteries was through something similar. 346 more words

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Sacred Oak and a Perpetual Choir

We recently went took a walk to a very sacred Oak tree called the White Leaved Oak.  This tree is said to be one of the sites of the Perpetual Choirs of Albion at which the Druids would keep up a perpetual chants.   107 more words

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