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Walpurgisnacht

Well…I’m going to go ahead and guess a whole bunch of folks. But not me, until just today.

May Day is Walpurgisnacht. The rituals happened at the same time, with different sets of rural farming peoples, who saw the world differently. 277 more words

Pagan

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

Yarn Spells reblogged this on Yarn Spells and commented:

Let me take this moment to add Beltaine festival at Calton Hill in Edinburgh to my "if I win the lottery" bucket list. Thank you for this bit of knowledge and history of our Spring Fire celebration. Mahalo.

Walpurgisnacht

Up-Coming Holidays
4/30  Walpurgisnacht/May Eve
5/1  Beltane/May Day/ Labour Day in Europe  
7/4  Fourth of July/US Independence Day
7/8  Full Moon

7/14  Bastille Day (?) 813 more words

Ritual Abuse

Walpurgisnacht: Origins and Celebrations

In honor of my German heritage, I did some research in order to better understand the origin of the Teutonic version of the Celtic holiday, Beltane. 814 more words

Goddess

A Day for Angels, A Day for Witches

I warned you before that I had a Christmas story appearing in a horror anthology, so look for ‘Christmas Angels’ in the newest edition of the… 59 more words

Publications

One day I will go to the Brocken and the Reichenbach Falls and back to the Nuremberg Unschlittplatz

One day I will go to the Brocken, and the Reichenbach Falls, and back to the Nuremberg Unschlittplatz, and back to Neuschwanstein. But I think they will wait till I am old, and ready to make a very emotional perhaps last pilgrimage to all the important places of my life. 22 more words

Why Heidelberg?

This question is certainly easier and has a better answer after having lived there. Before, my answer would have been something along the lines of–it’s beautiful and there’s a castle. 890 more words

Germany