Category Archives: Goddess

The Green Man, Fire-eaters and Dragons!


“In times long past lived a man of green and his footsteps brought life wherever he’d been In the deepest wild wood was the place he’d once been and the people did love and protect him…”       Clun … Continue reading

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Calling in the May!


  What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Mayday? Personally, with me it is the maypole. The maypole is said to represent two things. In times gone by our ancestors believed that spirits … Continue reading

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Unicorn in the Forest and a few FOs


We have been going a little sewing mad this week. A friend told me about a shop in Chester that sells wool felt – not the nasty acrylic kind! Toby has had a little gnome production line going on – … Continue reading

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Castles, Diamonds and Easter Eggs


    Wow – what a week it has been. After a very unexpected snowfall, which was totally out of character here this time of year, we have been working hard in preparation for Ostara and Easter. The egg, an … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Sole – socks and yarn and mossy trees.


  Ok, I know I said I would write about the yarny side of York this time, but I got very excited this morning when a book I have been waiting for arrived today. I had to share! A friend … Continue reading

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Fairy Caves


My little girl, Emily worried about the fairies a couple of nights ago as we walked home through the snow. She asked what the sparkles were on the ground and Toby and I told her it was where the fiaries … Continue reading

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The Travelling Goddess


There is an amazing website for knitters called Ravelry. It is almost like an online encyclopaedia of patterns, yarns, methods, forums… a knitters’ paradise. One of my favourite elements is the various groups aimed at particular interests. Through these groups … Continue reading

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