Tag Archives: Ritual

Ritual & Tarot

The dictionary definition of ritual is as follows; ‘a set of fixed actions and sometimes words performed regularly, especially as part of a ceremony:’ I recently did a short review of the Llewellyn Classic Deck, as part of that I commented that the quality of the cards impacted the ‘ritual’ for me, and this got me thinking about ‘ritual’ and what that means.  The…

Garden Spells……

This is an extract from a book I read last year, it was quite a sentimental book, not something I would usually read but I did enjoy it and adored the tiny section at the back that gave just a few sentences on which flowers and petals to use in cooking at a dinner party…

Build your Beltane fires high……

Beltane is the second most significant fire festival in the Pagan calendar after Samhain (Halloween) It marks the beginning of Summer as it falls 6 weeks after Ostara, the Spring Equinox and is my favourite Sabbat. Beltane is a fertility festival and all around the gentle kiss of Spring gives way to the lush abundance…

Woad – the colour of Warriors

Woad is a Biennial native to Europe and western Asia and was probably introduced to Ancient Britain by the Celtic tribes emigrating from Europe. It has delicate yellow flowers that bloom from June to September and grows to a height of 1m, with bluish green feathery leaves, it then produced seeds that look like little…