Archive for May 2013

Chapter Two ~ Beware the fluid of the Druid

May 31st, 2013 | By

The stable lights were already on when they got back. Steamy clouds rose from the muckheap and greeted them with its earthy stench. Pure horse heaven to Ronnie.  The yard bustled with life as people milled about on the end of wheel barrows, feed buckets toppling, head collars and hay nets hanging from handles and

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Introduction

May 31st, 2013 | By

When I was fifteen, I fell in love with Kester Woodseaves, who was a weaver. He was everything a young girl just emerging into womanhood could want. He was kind, saw beyond physical imperfections, and recognised the soul beneath. He was infinitely wise: to Kester, caterpillars were “butterflies as is to be”, he abhorred cruelty

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The Challenge of Trust

May 31st, 2013 | By

The energy of change moving through all of us.  You can feel it in the air, and see in those around you.  I know I’ve been feeling the call for deeper connection to spirit, to my path, and to my practice.  Change is not always a pretty thing, sometimes it is harsh, visceral and can

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Q&A with Melusine Draco

May 5th, 2013 | By

I’m often asked which of my books are my personal favourites, and why? The ‘why’ is easier to answer.  My favourites are those that have taken the longest to research and write, rather than any ‘best-selling’ status.  To qualify as a favourite there has to be a lot of blood, sweat and tears gone into

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The Grail; Relic of an Ancient Religion – Chapter 4

May 1st, 2013 | By

  4 – The Rule of Three   Arthur’s Three Great Queens:  Gwenhwyfar daughter of Cywryd Gwent,  and Gwenhwyfar daughter of Gwythyr son of Greidiol,  and Gwenhwyfar daughter of Gogfrân Gawr.  Triad 56  THE TWO groups most associated with the cauldron were warriors and poets.  The latter received their liquor of ‘science and inspiration’ from

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Pagan Poeple – Nimue Brown talks to Kevan Manwaring

May 1st, 2013 | By

Kevan Manwaring is a writer, teacher and storyteller who lives in Stroud. Holder of an MA in the Teaching and Practice in Creative Writing from Cardiff University, he teaches creative writing for the Open University. He also runs freelance courses in storytelling and various aspects of the writing process to a wide variety of students.

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Books for May

May 1st, 2013 | By

Calling to the White Tribe; Rebirthing Indigenous, Earth-Saving Wisdom, Ed McGaa There are two kinds of people in this world. One seeks wisdom; the other, seeks gratification. One is angered by injustice; the other is unconcerned. One is loyal to all living brothers and sisters; the other is loyal to a nation. One rejects dogma

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May Poems

May 1st, 2013 | By

Lorna Smithers is a poet and philosophy postgraduate living in Penwortham in Lancashire. Her practice as a Bard involves communing with the land, spirits of place and local and personal deities, and sharing inspiration in her communities locally and on-line. Her poem ‘Proud of Preston,’ an address to the city by Belisama, the goddess of the

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May Poem

May 1st, 2013 | By

Robin Herne is a storyteller, poet, artist, Druid and author of Old Gods, New Druids and Bard Song. He regularly speaks at Interfaith seminars, Pagan conventions, and other events as both a lecturer and a storyteller. He currently lives with his partner in Suffolk, England and is a founder member of both the Druid group

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May Poems

May 1st, 2013 | By

Tiffany Chaney is an artist and writer residing in North Carolina, USA. She holds a Bachelor of Arts   in creative writing from Salem College and is Founding  Editor of Recto Verso Review, serving as Art Editor of Thrush Press. Her poetry collection Between Blue and Grey (2012) can be requested at any book retailer or purchased at Amazon.com.

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