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Lammas – First Harvest

Hello my lovelies, It is now high summer and the union of Sun and Earth, of God and Goddess, has produced the First Harvest. Lammas, Lughnassadh, Lugnasad (August 1st/2nd),  is the celebration of this first, Grain Harvest, a time for gathering in and giving thanks for abundance. We work with the cycle that Mabon or […]

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Blessings of the First Harvest – Down the Forest Path

Hello , As you know, I sometimes wander around the internet like a magpie, picking up snippets of wisdom, browsing the beautiful art and images and generally whiling away the hours… I found this lovely idea from a fellow pagan blogger. If you have the time, I suggest you take a look at this blog […]

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Flora Celebrates… Litha, Summer Solstice, Midsummer (Day 8)

Hello My Lovelies, So this is the last post in my Litha/Summer Solstice/Midsummer theme. Over past the week, I’ve been sharing some of the songs that I’ve been known to sing at this time of year as well as images, beautiful creations and snippets of wisdom appropriate for this joyful time of year. I would […]

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Flora Celebrates… Litha, Summer Solstice, Midsummer (Day 7)

Hello My Lovelies, So this is the penultimate post in my 7 day Litha/Summer Solstice/Midsummer theme. Over last the week, I’ve been sharing some of the songs that I’ve been known to sing at this time of year as well as images, beautiful creations and snippets of wisdom appropriate for this joyful time of year. […]

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Flora Celebrates… Litha, Summer Solstice, Midsummer (Day 6)

Hello once again My Lovelies, This is the sixth and penultimate post in my current theme – Litha/Summer Solstice/Midsummer. So far, I’ve been sharing some of the songs that I’ve been known to sing at this time of year but today, as it’s midsummer’s eve, I’d like to share a few of my favourite fairy […]

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Flora Celebrates… Litha, Summer Solstice, Midsummer (Day 5)

Hello again My Lovelies, This is the fifth post in my Litha/Summer Solstice/Midsummer theme. I am sharing some of the songs that I’ve been known to sing at this time of year (with the help of some fruity tipple) as well as images, beautiful creations and snippets of wisdom appropriate for this joyful time of […]

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Flora Celebrates… Litha, Summer Solstice, Midsummer (Day 4)

Hello My Lovelies, This is the fourth post about Litha/Summer Solstice/Midsummer in my current theme. All this week, I’m sharing some of the songs that I’ve been known to sing at this time of year as well as images, beautiful creations and snippets of wisdom appropriate for this joyful time of year. I’d like to […]

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Flora Celebrates… Litha, Summer Solstice, Midsummer (Day 3)

Hello My Lovelies, This is the third post about Litha/Summer Solstice/Midsummer. Throughout this  week, I will be sharing some of the songs that I’ve been known to sing at this time of year as well as images, beautiful creations and snippets of wisdom appropriate for this joyful time of year. Gaia Consort are a rather […]

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Flora Celebrates… Litha, Summer Solstice, Midsummer (Day 2)

Hello My Lovelies, This is the second post in my Litha/Summer Solstice/Midsummer series. For the coming week, I will be sharing some songs, books and snippets of wisdom appropriate for this joyful time of year. I can’t do a Litha/Summer Solstice/Midsummer theme without mentioning the festivals around Stonehenge. The summer gathering is not one that […]

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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 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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