Posts Tagged ‘ St George ’

St. George and the Druid

Apr 23rd, 2018 | By

Today is St. George’s day, and also marks the birth of a new royal. I have been watching the responses to this on social media during the day and reflecting on how I feel about this most controversial of saint’s days. The fact that the celebration is based on the celebration of a Christian saint

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I want to wish you a Happy St George’s Day……..

Apr 23rd, 2018 | By

…… yet it is a sad reflection upon my own society that I then have to be concerned about the potential reaction to my own post, that there are those who – with the misappropriation of all things ‘English’ that has occurred over the past few years by the far right and racist elements of

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St George: Our Turkish Dragonslayer

Apr 23rd, 2016 | By

By Kevan Manwaring (Storyteller and author of Turning the Wheel: seasonal Britain on two wheels) It is lonely being a dragon in England. Most of your kin have been killed off by knights eager to prove themselves and win the hands of maidens. Many a local hero wants to make his name for being a

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St George – the man and the myths

Apr 23rd, 2015 | By

By Lucya Starza Today English people everywhere will be celebrating St George’s Day and feeling a little national pride as they honour the patron saint of England. But why am I, a pagan and a witch, talking about a saint? St George is not only a Christian icon but in real life was famous for

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