Tag Archives: May Day

When winter ends…

In the northern hemisphere, it is Beltane, or Cétshamhain, the first of summer, going by the old calendar. It is a time of hope, fertility and of looking forward to a time of plenty; a concept we need to embrace … Continue reading

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The ancient festival of Beltane has always been special to me. As I child, I was caught by its magic when my grandfather first read me the story of ‘Borrobil‘, where two children walk between the Beltane fires and are … Continue reading

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Awake #midnighthaiku

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Maying #midnighthaiku

The Daily Echo has gone a-Maying today… Normal service will be resumed eventually… Today we celebrate. Have a magical May Day and a blessed Beltane.

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May Day Magic

Today, I went for a walk with my son. Even writing that has me grinning from ear to ear. Let me say that again. I went for a walk with my son. The one who can’t walk… who hasn’t walked … Continue reading

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