Culture & Lifestyle

The Three Cauldrons

"I sing of the Cauldron of Wisdomwhich bestows the merit of every art,through which treasure increases,which magnifies every common artisan,which builds up a person through their gift." - Section of the The Caldron of Poesy Art by Naomi Johanna Ilona Nowak "The Three Cauldrons." The name comes from the content and theme of a fascinating… Continue reading The Three Cauldrons

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

Community & Crafts

Ireland’s Folklore and Traditions with Shane Broderick

Shane Broderick Photography I reached out to Shane Broderick of Ireland's Folklore and Traditions to talk about his wonderful blog 'Ireland's Folklore and Traditions' as well as gain some insight into his background and inspiration. His blog and facebook page are fantastic resources, are rich in knowledge and particularly for anyone wanting to read or… Continue reading Ireland’s Folklore and Traditions with Shane Broderick

Culture & Lifestyle

Introduction to Celtic Paganism and Modern Druidry

“Let me blow the dust off you, resurrect your breath.”  - Lola Ridge, Irish anarchist, 1873 - 1941 Eleanor Hull - Queen Maeve consulting her Draoi The Druid or Druí in Old Irish is a title filled with wonder, mystery and an internal and deeply personal call back to a more primal, knowledgeable and Native… Continue reading Introduction to Celtic Paganism and Modern Druidry

Spirituality & Animism

The Luminous Plain: Images of the Ineffable

In previous posts, we discussed places within the earthly realms which were seen as portals to the Celtic Otherworld. We have also begun an initial discussion of the names and attributes of the inhabitants of the Otherworld. In this post we will explore the nature and appearance of the Otherworld realms, as they are described… Continue reading The Luminous Plain: Images of the Ineffable