Posts Tagged ‘ Elen Sentier ’

Gardening with the Moon and Stars – an excerpt

Jul 11th, 2018 | By

Gardening with the Moon & Stars brings biodynamics to the ordinary gardener. Elen Sentier is passionate about biodynamics. She feels it’s vital to make organics and biodynamics available to as many people as possible if we are to help our earth cope with the increasing demands we humans place upon her. Biodynamics is easy, simple,

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An excerpt from Moon Song

Feb 12th, 2018 | By

Moon Song is a beautiful pagan novel by Elen Sentier. it’s full of enchantment, romance, and characters who have a magical relationship with the land. “Dawn came late here. The valley faced west, the next stop after the end of the cliffs was America, but from the house you could hear only a whisper of

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An Imbolc Tale

Feb 1st, 2018 | By

In celebration of Imbolc, we have the story of the birthing of Bridey’s snake – and old British tradition for 1st February, Imbolc, and the wheel of the year, the seasons. It’s recorded by Elen Sentier, an author who works extensively with British tradition.   Find out more about Elen Sentier’s work here – http://www.moon-books.net/authors/elen-sentier 



Midwinter

Dec 24th, 2017 | By

By Elen Sentier The Winter Solstice was even more important to our ancestors who constructed Stonehenge than the better known Summer Solstice celebrations, as exciting archaeological revelations now show. It was a time of great feasting, a time to celebrate the rebirth of the Sun. From midsummer to midwinter there is less and less light

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Arrow Moon and Horse-Man Moon

Dec 16th, 2017 | By

A song for the new moon in Sagittarius Arrow tipped with fire Sparks the moon. Out of the shadow-woods steps the horse, Or is it man? Dark shaggy fur hangs loose on supple limbs Dark curling mane hides the face But under them, what is that which hides? Curving, delicate, lying on her back The

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Robin Song

Dec 15th, 2017 | By

Midwinter is a time when robins give us their dawn and dusk songs. It’s wonderful to hear as the days get shorter and shorter and the time of Sun Return drawn near. I listen every day, open my bedroom window whatever the weather and however cold it is just to be enchanted. And sometimes this

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Moon Song – a reading

Dec 11th, 2017 | By

Elen Sentier has done a reading from her beautiful Pagan novel, Moon Song When Isoldé hears that her lifelong hero, Celtic folk singer Tristan Talorc, has just committed suicide, it strikes home and makes the oppressive London, where she works just after “nine-eleven”, feel nearly as oppressive as the Belfast of The Troubles where she

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Reviews from Melusine Draco

Dec 10th, 2017 | By

Melusine Draco has been reviewing books that she considers relevant for students of British Old Craft. Here’s some of the Moon books titles that she’s identified… The Healing Power of Celtic Plants, by Angela Paine. “It is often said that Magic is a blend of Science and Art and ‘Healing Power of Celtic Plants’ is

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Pagan entertainments

Dec 9th, 2017 | By

Our multi-talented authors have been posting videos again – here’s a few things to entertain you… From Robin Herne – the Hindu tale of Yudhishthira, one of the five Pandavas, and his devoted dog.   From Nimue Brown, a little menopausal, or should that be menoporpoisal poetry…   From Elen Sentier, playing with the Ferlies…  



Playing with the Ferlies

Nov 21st, 2017 | By

Looking forward to a fun weekend in Pewsey, I’ve been invited to speak at the Gatekeeper Conference on Sat morning so am talking about playing with the ferlies. those of you who know the old song, Thomas the Rhymer, will remember ferlies from there; it’s a Scottish name for the faer folk. They come in

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