The time of candles is over signifying Winter’s end. Time of purification- 40 days after his birth the presentation of the baby Jesus at the temple If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, winter will have another flight. But if it be dark with clouds and rain, winter is gone and will not come again. Read more about Candlemas[…]
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[…]
Love is in the air. February comes from the word februum (purification) and februa, the rites or instruments used for purification. Waking up, Coming out of hibernation, Dreamtime. Break seed shell Imbolc in the belly. St Brigid’s day. CandlemasLove valentines. Pancake day Lent Spring clean Seed Roots – believe The poet Teba on a horse Read more about February[…]
Michael hetherington liver and gall bladder meridians connected with smooth flow of energy around the body and detoxifying. Yoga opening the side body and shoulders, pummelling and qigong. Spring is that time of year when new energy, new life and new dreams blossom. As we move out of the colder and more introverted months of Read more about Spring[…]
Coming out of the quiet One lone sprig of holly moisture hanging heavy on bare winter branches a black cat seeking warmth on my lap The blue tits are nesting.
Forerunners. a month ahead of their time. their trumpets heralding spring
One month past winter solstice and spring beckons
Landfall Laurie Anderson and the Kronos Quartet