Posts Tagged ‘ Sweden ’

Rune Drum Video: Warning Trees About Logging

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By

  Earlier this year a shamanic teacher colleague in the US gifted me a large drum. The drum and I flew across The Atlantic together and it expressed a strong preference for living and working with me in Sweden, not in London (where I spend more of my time as my children attend school there).

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Ancestor of Place

Dec 31st, 2017 | By

By Imelda Almqvist Without our ancestors we would not be here. – This is a very simple truth, but one we forget or gloss over in Western society. For indigenous or tribal peoples the honouring of ancestors is at the very heart of of community life. Without the gifts and blessings of our ancestors we

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Julafton – Christmas Eve in Sweden

Dec 24th, 2017 | By

By Imelda Almqvist In Scandianavia people start celebrating Christmas on the morning of Christmas Eve. I was up before dawn. In Sweden, at this time of year,  this is no hard feat as there are only relatively few hours of daylight in a day! First I stepped out to look at the starry sky over

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