Signposts in the Mist
It’s been a strange lead-up to Calan Mai (May Day) weather-wise. Last week temperatures reached a maximum of 17°C and it was hot enough to sit outside in a T-shirt. 595 more words
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Calan Mai – the calends of May – or of Summer. What does it mean for us and how does it relate to the traditional festival of Beltane? 968 more words
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In forests green
I have seen
The nymphs play.
They will around the pole
Some kindred soul
Seeing a special one twirl… 46 more words
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Sleet fell into my mouth last night.
I slept on a bed of snow and awoke
to find buried daffodils, white blurring
the morning traffic until I blinked sleep… 139 more words
1 week ago
Our six-fold calendar is based around two pivotal points in the year within Brythonic tradition: Calan Mai and Nos Galan Gaeaf, the four seasons, and festivals for individual deities. 687 more words
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FRIENDS OF GREENCROFT VALLEY
A wet winter has led to a rapid increase in the number of sedges in Greencroft Valley.
On the woodland banks bluebells, wood anemones and primroses are in flower. 97 more words
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..an Australian country diary
This past week I’ve really been making the most of the last show of Autumn.
The trees are turning brown and dropping their leaves, while showing the last of their finery for this year’s season. 48 more words
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