Monthly Archives: April 2012

The full moon rite to Manannan

I finally got around to formulating a new Manannan rite. I’m not always diligent about observing my Manannan vigils on the full moon; heck, I’m never diligent about it, and I’m ashamed. I’ve wanted to come up with a new vigil format … Continue reading

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The ancestors, right food and right running

Something that amuses and annoys me at the same time: the use of our ancestors as the model of all we should be doing. Now, this may sound strange coming from a Druid. After all, aren’t our ancestors the model of our … Continue reading

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Aontacht interview

While I’m still plumbing the depths for a new White Cat Grove update/screed, in the meantime…. I’ve been interviewed in Aontacht, the magazine of Druidic Dawn! You can find out more about me and my practice in a lovely Q&A. … Continue reading

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The goddess of the rising light, and he is risen indeed

Aine dances through the piercing blue and the forsythia, abloom, pitch in the wind. It’s been a dry April so far, full of flowers, as if the calendar skipped a month and went directly to May. Today happens to be … Continue reading

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Who, me? A romancer, a crank, an eccentric or a charlatan

I’ve finally finished Ronald Hutton hefty tome Blood and Mistletoe: The History of the Druids in Britain. If you’re familiar with Hutton’s other work, the basic premise is the same: There’s no concrete evidence for actual Pagan survivals in Britain; very … Continue reading

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