Jones, Prudence, and Nigel Pennick. A History of Pagan Europe. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1995. A side of history that has remained silent for many years is finally revealed in Prudence Jones and Nigel Pennick’s work A History of Pagan Europe. Through exploring the tomes of history, lore, and archaeology, the authors have put together an impeccableContinue reading “A History of Pagan Europe”
Category Archives: Irish
Happy Beltaine! Have some music. Dance and be merry!
Blessed Beltaine, my friends! Or Bealtaine in Irish. I sometimes like to call it that because it just feels so good rolling off the tongue. Anyway, I hope everyone has a wonderful day! As has become tradition, I must post one of my favorite Jonathan Coulton songs. FYI – it’s NSFW. 😉 http://www.youtube.com/v/gRhPeJ3uzOc&hl=en_US&fs=1&color1=0x234900&color2=0x4e9e00What a greatContinue reading “Happy Beltaine! Have some music. Dance and be merry!”
Looking for a good book for your Pagan child?
I came across a childrens’ book today and, after flipping through it, I couldn’t pass it up for my growing collection of young Pagan literature. Any parents/educators should be familiar with the hugely successful “Magic Tree House” books. I see second and third graders reading them all the time. This book, entitled Leprechauns and IrishContinue reading “Looking for a good book for your Pagan child?”
The Game Plan
As you saw in my last post, I’m working diligently on the Artisan Guild study program. I want to get into the Initiate Study Program as well and was suddenly feeling overwhelmed with the possibilities. Kirk gave me some perspective that really helped. I need to find a balance between the practical/experimental and the academic.Continue reading “The Game Plan”
In case any fellow Northern NY Pagans didn’t know…
North Country Goes Green” Irish Festival From March 11-14, Watertown plays host to their annual “North Country Goes Green” Irish Festival, at the State Office Building. The festival, promising three days of constant musical entertainment, supports Project Children, raising money to bring children from Northern Ireland to Northern New York for four weeks in theContinue reading “In case any fellow Northern NY Pagans didn’t know…”
I recently posted about a doll I’ve been working on. I’ve decided that she is Sif of the golden hair – the wife of Thor from Norse mythology. While researching the linen dresses and apron skirts worn by Viking women, I started to wonder about the clothing of my own hearth culture. What did theContinue reading “Sewing Projects”
ADF Chats and Strange Dreams
I found out that the CUUPs group in Watertown was having a meeting last night. At first I really wanted to try and make it but then I realized how last-minute it was and decided to stay home and relax with my husband. I ended up getting on the ADF chat towards the end ofContinue reading “ADF Chats and Strange Dreams”