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Flora Celebrates… Litha, Summer Solstice, Midsummer (Day 1)

Litha – 21st/22nd June (Also known as; Summer Solstice, Midsummer, Gathering Day, Alban Heffyn and Feill-Sheathain     Incense: Sage, mint, basil, Saint John’s Wort, sunflower, lavender,  mistletoe (specifically the berries which represent semen), oak, rowan, and fir. Decorations: Dried herbs, pot-pourri, seashells, summer flowers, and fruits. Colours: blue, green and yellow Hello My Lovelies, […]

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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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Elegy For A Dead Witch by Doreen Valiente

Like many, the poetry of Doreen Valiente has featured in more than a few ritual celebrations, this particular poem was chosen by a dear friend to be read at her funeral a few years ago. Every time I read it I think of her, perfect for this time of year, when we take a moment […]

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Celebrating Litha 2015

Not the blazing summer’s day I was hoping for but fantastic nevertheless 😉

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