Posts Tagged ‘ Brendan Howlin ’

Brendan Howlin Video

Jul 20th, 2018 | By

In this video, Moon Books author Brendan Howlin talks to Legalise Freedom about urban Druidry   Brendan Howlin is a Druid grade member of the order of Bards, Ovates and Druids (OBOD). He has been a Senior International Tutor for Bards and Ovates for 14 years, and Science Correspondent for Touchstone, the journal of OBOD

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What is an Ovate?

Jul 15th, 2018 | By

According to the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids (OBOD), “In ancient times an Ovate was a prophet, seer, healer and diviner. In modern times, an Ovate is one who studies or practices herbalism, healing and divination within a Druidic context, or who has entered the Ovate level of training within a Druid Order.” You

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Excerpt from The Urban Ovate

Jun 26th, 2018 | By

Pagan Portals – The Urban Ovate, continues the process started by Brendan Howlin in The Handbook of Urban Druidy by moving deeper into the life of an urban ovate. “So now that you have learned to be present in your life, what next I hear you ask? How can I enrich my life even more

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Interview with Druid author Brendan Howlin

Sep 29th, 2017 | By

Brendan Howlin is the author of The Handbook of Urban Druidry, and Pagan Portals The Urban Ovate. He’s a scientist by day, and an OBOD mentor. Nimue: What are you working on at the moment? Brendan: Working on book three about the Druid grade in an urban environment and going really slowly because the day

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The OBOD Summer Gathering 2017

Jun 13th, 2017 | By

Moon Books author and mentor for The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids Brendan Howlin reflects on the recent midsummer gathering… Never drive to Glastonbury in the UK on a Friday morning down the A303 past Stonehenge. The traffic is often nose to tail, so what should be a less than 2 hour journey from

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Brendan Howlin – author insights

Mar 5th, 2017 | By

When did you first realise you wanted to write? I’ve always written and drawn as long as I can remember. What was your first book? The Handbook of Urban Druidry What makes you stand out as an author? I’m a secular scientist and Druid writing for a pagan audience. Do you have any writing rituals

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Brendan Howlin makes the news

Dec 13th, 2016 | By

Moon Books author Brendan Howlin is a scientist and Druid. He’s recently been making waves in the news with what The Express has called “one of the biggest technological advancements in years.” Working as part of a team, he’s been involved in developing high density supercapacitors with implications for hundreds of everyday appliances. Rapid charging

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Druid Blessing at Leith Hill Protest Camp

Dec 7th, 2016 | By

Leith Hill, which is the highest point in Surrey and part of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is to be subject to oil drilling after local residents lost an 8 year battle to prevent it. The site is close to the village of Coldharbour Lane and access to it is by a

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New for November – The Urban Ovate

Nov 7th, 2016 | By

Pagan Portals – The Urban Ovate, continues the process started by Brendan Howlin in The Handbook of Urban Druidy by moving deeper into the life of an urban ovate. This is a handbook of psychological Druidry, and an ideal text for anyone studying on the OBOD course. Author Brendan Howlin is a mentor for The

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The Urban Ovate, reviewed

Sep 19th, 2016 | By

A review from Dr Frank Malone…  Druid Mirth Over the last couple of years I have much enjoyed the Pagan Portals series from Moon Books. They are very brief introductions to a wide range of topics. Usually around eighty pages, they can theoretically be read in one sitting. I would not recommend that though. The

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