Tag Archives: May Day


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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May Day morning

We tried to get an early night on Beltane Eve… but it didn’t really happen, so when the alarm sounded at 3.30 next morning, we should have been reluctant to move… yet my guests and I were all soon up, … 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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