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Flora Celebrates…. Beltane May Day (Day 8)

Hello My Lovelies, It’s Saturday once again and as it’s actually the May Bank holiday weekend I thought I’d share one final song with you. Rebels and folk musicians, Gaia Consort create a wonderfully, irreverent mix of mysticism and toe tapping song that you just can’t help get carried away on; Secret Voices is another […]

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Flora Celebrates Beltane May Day (Day 7)

Hello My Lovelies, I hope you are enjoying your weekend. It may not have been very warm and sunny so far this spring but the birds are busy building their nests and the blossoms are beginning to show in my garden – a promise of things to come. Here is another post following my seven […]

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Flora Celebrates… Beltane May Day (Day 6)

Hello My Lovelies, As part of my current seven day theme – May Day/Beltane – I thought I’d share some of the songs that I’ve been known to sing at this time of year. Of course, a wee drop of mead or fruit wine amongst friends helps with ones cheerfulness and reduces the fear of […]

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Flora Celebrates… Beltane May Day (Day 5)

Hello my Lovelies, So, I’ve very luck to have a few traditional May Day Celebrations that are still around where I live. I like this article, it talks about the history of the May Day celebrations and gives a few examples of what May Day shenanigans happen in villages, towns and cities across Britain… I’m […]

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Flora Celebrates… Beltane May Day (Day 4)

Hello My Lovelies, As part of my current seven day theme – May Day/Beltane – I thought I’d share some of the songs that I’ve been known to sing at this time of year. Of course, a wee drop of mead or fruit wine amongst friends helps with ones cheerfulness and reduces the fear of […]

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Flora Celebrates… Beltane May Day (Day 3)

Hello My Lovelies, I hope you had a good weekend. Just like you, I follow quite a few WordPress blogs, below is a really interesting article about the Celtic mythology which I am sharing with you as part of my seven day theme – May Day/Beltane. I think that the posts published on Signposts in […]

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Flora Celebrates… Beltane May Day (Day 2)

Hello My Lovelies, As part of my current seven day theme – May Day/Beltane – I thought I’d share some of the songs that I’ve been known to sing at this time of year. Of course, a wee drop of mead or fruit wine amongst friends helps with ones cheerfulness and reduces the fear of […]

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Flora Celebrates… Beltane May Day (Day 1)

Beltane: April 30th/May 1st (Also known as – Bealtaine, May Eve, Valpurgis) Sabbat Correspondences Incense: Lilac, Frankincense Decorations: Maypole, Seasonal Flowers, Ribbons Colours: Green The Fire Festival of Beltane This festival is also known as Beltane, the Celtic May Day. It officially begins at moonrise on May Day Eve, and marks the beginning of the […]

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Beltane

Sunset to Sunset. Beltane honours Life.It represents the peak of Spring and the beginning of Summer. Earth energies are at their strongest and most active. All of life is bursting with potent fertility and at this point in the Wheel of the Year, the potential becomes conception. On May Eve the sexuality of life and […]

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