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Ogham Tree Teaching Stone (Post 1)

Last year I was asked to write in a proposal for an “Ogham Stone sculpture” for Blackstairs Eco Trails, in Killedmond near Borris, Co. Carlow, Ireland.   437 more words

New Work

The Ogham Alphabet

Sometimes called the “Celtic Tree Alphabet,” Ogham (pronounced, roughly, Oh-um) is made up of straight lines intersecting a staff at various angles. Atlas Obscura has posted an informative article about… 144 more words

Sighted Elsewhere

Calm Your Anger, Calm the Wildfires

As the wildfires in Canada rage on, so does the anger in American society. You have the power to help heal both. We are angry about politics, angry about the cost of living, angry that our boss doesn’t appreciate us.   309 more words


Neolithic Graffiti

I draw your attention to the above “Neolithic graffiti.” In the upper left you have a black dot surrounded by six additional dots that give the appearance of a flower, or with connecting lines, could be many other things. 100 more words

Ogham: Fearn

Fearn, L’Ontano


L’ontano è un albero o cespuglio di piccola taglia della famiglia delle Betullaceae; si sviluppa fino ai 10 metri, con qualche eccezione fino ai 30. 600 more words


"But I can't read tally marks!" - Fun with Ogham

As a warning, this blog post will veer slightly from my usual style, focusing more on personal experience rather than sights or folklore.  I’ll return to talking about those things on Tuesday, but for this extra weekend update, I’d like to talk about an ancient alphabet, Ogham. 853 more words


Celt Experience - Ogham Willow

The midweek has finally reached us. With the mixture of blue skies and burning sun, It’s no wonder that I ended up cracking a bottle open. 391 more words