Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

21 Ways to Celebrate Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice - also known as Yule - is one of my favourite times of the year…. okay, my absolute favourite time of year. But maybe I say that for all holidays! And while I love the major celebrations of Samhain (the start of the Dark Half of the year in the Celtic Wheel of… Continue reading 21 Ways to Celebrate Winter Solstice

Rituals and Ceremonies, Wheel of the Year

Celebrating Lughnasadh, the first Celtic harvest

Lughnasadh — also known as Lammas — is coming very soon. It is one of four cross-quarter days in the Celtic Wheel of the Year (the others are Samhain, Imbolc and Beltaine) and is normally celebrated on August 1st in the Northern Hemisphere. In Celtic traditions, the day starts at sunset so the festivities typically… Continue reading Celebrating Lughnasadh, the first Celtic harvest

Wheel of the Year

Happy New Year – and dreams for 2016!

The new calendar year has already arrived in many parts of the world... I can almost hear the champagne corks popping! I will be quietly celebrating the new calendar year, and will definitely be going out to enjoy the night sky in the Connection Ritual I published earlier today on this page. How will you… Continue reading Happy New Year – and dreams for 2016!