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Solstice of the Moon: Circles of Pain

Originally posted on France & Vincent:
The weather was beginning to regain its composure, but it was still being temperamental enough to lustrate the companions exploring the mysteries of an ancient landscape. Our next site was not far distant and…

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Solstice of the Moon: Circle of Peace

Originally posted on France & Vincent:
Our first stop next day was a place where mysterious stones, a Celtic saint and a link to one of the best-known legends of the British Isles all come together in a village churchyard.…

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Solstice of the Moon: The Field of Prayer

Originally posted on France & Vincent:
Easter Aquhorthies. Image: Paul Allison CCA2.0 There were many merry meetings in Inverurie, bringing a golden glow to the afternoon that belied the grisaille of rain and wet stone. We were greeted outside our…

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The stone

Originally posted on pondering the past:
“You’ll probably be disappointed when you see it”, said Meg. I assured her that was not going to be the case; I was very much looking forward to our outing and the object of…

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Woke up this morning, and realised that it is the two year anniversary of the day I had my nephew arrested. It was accidental of course. When I reported the crime, I had no idea who the perpetrator might be. … Continue reading

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Doe, A Deer, A Female Reindeer: The Spirit of Mother Christmas

The deep roots of fables are often surprising, not entirely as we might imagine, and sometimes reveal a “self evident” truth we have somehow become blind to… Gather Victoria Oh wondrous headed doe… Amongst its horns it carries the light … Continue reading

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Sugar and Spice and all things nice…

Originally posted on Chronicles of an Orange-Haired Woman!:
Hmm! A broomstick’s all very well and good, but it doesn’t half chafe the gusset area! Oh! How the ramifications of, and early training in, this little ditty still trip girls and…

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Fairy tales: Faces Glimpsed in the Forest

Once upon a time, Jan took a look at some of the older tales which have been adapted into the children’s favourites we know today, and delves into their darker origins… Many of us have grown up with the older … Continue reading

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Spirituality Without Politics Is Lame

Originally posted on Naturalistic Paganism:
“No one ever told us we had to study our lives, make of our lives a study, as if learning natural history or music, that we should begin with the simple exercises first and slowly…

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Being A Girl: A Brief Personal History of Violence

Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
1. I am six. My babysitter’s son, who is five but a whole head taller than me, likes to show me his penis. He does it when his mother isn’t looking. One time when…

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