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Der Mai ist gekommen, die Bäume schlagen aus!

OGN Coordinator, Madeleine, has recently moved to Germany. Here, she reports on a typical German springtime custom…

Und aus den Flammen steigen
Viel lustige Geister hervor, 697 more words

ADF Dedicant Path: Seventh High Day Recap (Beltane)

Despite all the sunny days we’ve had since Eostre, Beltane managed to land on a cold and rainy one. I made the best of it in my mind by thinking of the weather as the dark half of the year’s final farewell. 414 more words



Ein Tag spät…aber so geht es mit mir.

Der tschechische Name interessiert mich: Valpuržina noc. Ich kenne den Name, also ob ich richtig Tschechisch sprach. Als andere Notizen – ich sollte ein Anfang für einen Sprachkurs machen. 335 more words

Auf Deutsch

Pagan of the Good Times

Today I am celebrating May Day, Beltane and Walpurgisnacht. The beginning of May is a time of year when, supposedly, the warmer weather comes and everything begins to blossom and grow. 843 more words

British And Brilliant

Tschüss, Winter! Spring Holidays in Germany

Easter may be a faint glow in our rearview mirrors (on the busses, of course; who has a car here??), but that does not mean that Germany is lacking in holidays. 350 more words


Hexennacht - Witches Night Celebration 

Hexennacht or “Witches Night” is a celebration that seems to be growing in popularity. Or it could be I am just lucky to meet more people who are drawn to it. 493 more words

Beltane and Walpurgisnacht

The fires crackles along with the beat of the drum.  The night is electric with energy as the people dance together. Gleaming bodies painted orange by the sacred flames as the spin and leap. 382 more words