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Felt for Foraging and Jam making


Phew, what a crafty week I have put my poor hands through. After discovering a fallen oak branch laden with baby acorns I realised soon would be the time for autumnal treasure gathering in the forest. Technically we have a … Continue reading

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Midsummer Fae – a donkey short


It is a tradition to make fairy houses at midsummer. It is the time they will visit your garden to celebrate the Summer Solstice, singing and dancing into the wee hours. The morning of the solstice, both Emily and Toby … Continue reading

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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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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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Yarn in York


My internal yarn magnet kicked in very quickly on the night we arrived in York. We were walking along in the darkness, when I had that familiar pull. Moments later we were stood outside Ramshambles, a pretty little yarn shop … Continue reading

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A Viking Birthday


Oh my, where to begin…   It was my son’s 10th birthday a couple of weeks ago. This was something that, if I am honest, I was a little sad about. The time has gone so very quickly and reaching … Continue reading

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Have yourselves a merry little Christmas / Yule / Winter Solstice… whatever…


I love having children this time of year… being Pagan I do wonder about whether or not it is right to celebrate Christmas, but as so much of it is pagan in origin and so much has come from other … Continue reading

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Mabon – the Autumn Equinox


Mabon this year falls on September 22nd under the Waxing Harvest Moon. The Autumn Equinox is the day when the hours of daylight have diminished and are now in equal measure to those of darkness. It is a time for … Continue reading

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