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Folklore and Identity

“A story is telt eye tae eye, mind tae mind, heart to heart.”- Scots Proverb I grew up in rural Perthshire hearing a wealth of legends and stories, told by traditional storytellers. Their stories related to landmarks; standing stones; lochs; or rivers.  Just like those landmarks the stories were every bit a part of the… Continue reading Folklore and Identity

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Drinking at the Source of Knowledge

"Once upon a time, a noble illustrious king assumed sovranty and sway over Ireland: Cormac grandson of Conn was he. At the time of that king the world was full of every good thing. There were mast and fatness and seaproduce. There were peace and ease and happiness. There was neither murder nor robbery at… Continue reading Drinking at the Source of Knowledge

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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