Folk Herbalism & Plant Healing

Marigold, the Shrub of Bealtaine

“No fear have I of Mother Earth; no dread, Of roots; the hidden sources of the seed. Those beauteous blossoms ranged in a bed, Of that damp underworld have primal need. Upon its chilly moist and dew they're fed. Till in due season on their stalks they speed, Upwards with many a variegated head, Of… Continue reading Marigold, the Shrub of Bealtaine

Sacred Sites & Ritual

Ben McBrady – Tracing the Last Druid’s Footsteps

“Where do you hide a pebble but on the beach.” - Ben McBrady (Discussing the Order penetrating society in secret)  A wonderful documentary gained traction in the modern Druid community a few years ago called ‘The Last Druid’ and touched on the life of the late Irish Druid Ben McBrady. It was created in 1995… Continue reading Ben McBrady – Tracing the Last Druid’s Footsteps

Folk Herbalism & Plant Healing

Brigid’s Beloved Dandelion

“A hoop from three to four inches diameter was made of milkwort, butterwort, dandelion and marigold. This was bound with a triple cord of lint in the name of the Father, and of Son, and of Spirit, and placed under the milk-vessels, to prevent witches spiriting away the substance of the milk.” - Alexander Carmichael,… Continue reading Brigid’s Beloved Dandelion

Discussion & Politics

Perspective On Culture in the Celtic Paganism and Modern Druidry Community

Carnac Stones, Brittany, France This is the most emotionally raw article I've likely ever posted. Firstly, I should say I've been active in the modern Druidry and Celtic pagan community since I first got on facebook back in 2011. Before that I was completely solitary, living through books and my imagination since my teens over… Continue reading Perspective On Culture in the Celtic Paganism and Modern Druidry Community