Scottish folklore and superstitions – When the Song Dies – Aeon Film

  Scottish folklore and superstitions – When the Song Dies – Aeon Film. Do take a moment to watch this short documentary by Jamie Chambers about the folk traditions of Scotland.  In particular, it focuses on how old songs and places connect us to our ancestors.  There are some interesting accounts of experiences with theContinue reading “Scottish folklore and superstitions – When the Song Dies – Aeon Film”

“The Celts” – A Review

A grovie recently brought a documentary on Hulu to my attention.  It’s called “The Celts” and you’re able to watch it free online!  With six fifty minute episodes, I decided to give it a go while marathon nursing my little one (growth spurt, I guess?).  Narrated by John Morgan, it spans Celtic history from thatContinue reading ““The Celts” – A Review”

Brave: a Wonderful, Must-See For Celtophiles

The following are my thoughts on the film “Brave” which may contain spoilers.  Please skip to the very end if you haven’t seen the film and don’t want anything ruined! I recently went to the movie theater to see the latest offering from Disney and Pixar Studios – “Brave.”  I’d heard of the movie forContinue reading “Brave: a Wonderful, Must-See For Celtophiles”

Ramblings about Carmina Gadelica

A few years ago, I attempted to read Carmina Gadelica by Alexander Carmichael.  It’s freely available on Sacred Texts if you’re ever interested.  I think I didn’t get far because I find it difficult to read anything lengthy on a computer screen.  I read the introduction.  I remember nearly crying when I read about theContinue reading “Ramblings about Carmina Gadelica”