Imbolc – In the belly & St Brigid’s day

Spring stirs St Brigid and her magic cloak St Brigid of Kildare or Brigid of Ireland (c. 451-525) is one of Ireland’s patron saints along with Saints Patrick and Colm Cille. Her feast day is 1 February or Imbolc, the traditional first day of spring in Ireland. She is believed to have been an Irish Read more about Imbolc – In the belly & St Brigid’s day[…]

The White Goddess

“The Theme, briefly, is the antique story, which falls into thirteen chapters and an epilogue, of the birth, life, death and resurrection of the God of the Waxing Year; the central chapters concern the God’s losing battle with the God of the Waning Year for love of the capricious and all-powerful Threefold Goddess, their mother, Read more about The White Goddess[…]

Leo New Moon

Leo new moon, big roar – seed releasedThe Islamic New year 1442 AH Starts from the first siting of the new moon on approximately 20th August FIND YOUR ROARWEDNESDAY 19TH AUGUST 202002:41 AM (BST) This Lunascope helps us to navigate the Full and New Moon cycles so that we make the most of the Moon’s energy. When we start Read more about Leo New Moon[…]

Aquarius – Sturgeon Full Moon

August’s full Moon was traditionally called the Sturgeon Moon because the giant sturgeon of the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain were most readily caught during this part of summer. Other names for this Full Moon include ”Full Green Corn Moon,” signaling that the corn was nearly ready for harvest, “Wheat Cut Moon,” “Moon When All Things Ripen,” and ”Blueberry Moon.” Read more about Aquarius – Sturgeon Full Moon[…]

The whalebone box following me through lockdown

http://www.andrewkotting.com/ak%20web/THEWHALEBONEBOX.html A box made of whale bone, was washed up on a remote beach in the Outer Hebrides. Once touched the box can change lives. The box was given to Iain Sinclair almost thirty years ago by Steve Dilworth, a sculptor based on the Island of Harris. It was always intended to be an active Read more about The whalebone box following me through lockdown[…]

Poetry Dive 2 With Kim Rosen

https://www.kimrosen.net/events-1 What I take:- MY POEMS ATTEMPT – RABIA. All of what I would want my child to know my poems attempt. We are infants before each others are we not, so vulnerable to each other’s words and movements. A school I sat in cured me of hurting others. I have come to see that Read more about Poetry Dive 2 With Kim Rosen[…]

Coming back to Earth

I stop. Look up. Blue sky. Green hedge. Solid Earth. I land,Feeling gravity holding me close. Where have I been? Away with the fairies over the summer solstice. Journeying. The circle has gone now, vanishing as quickly as it appeared.It’s good to come back down to Earth Grounded. I roll onto my belly, feeling my Read more about Coming back to Earth[…]