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Signs of spring

Sometimes, when the drabness of January gets you down and the sheer mundaneness of work and shepherding children to clubs and school get the best of you, there is nothing better than just getting out of the house, surrounding yourself in green and just forgetting about normal life for a bit. Imbolc comes at a […]

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Imbolc

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. LAO TZI New Year’s Eve is often considered the time for new beginnings. We see out the old year and chime in the new. Big Ben and fireworks along the Thames lighting up my front room in phosphorus tones through my telly screen as I sing along […]

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Yule

The first of December marks the beginning of advent and for a lot of people, myself included. This is when the mental shift from autumn to early winter takes place. When the alarm goes off in the morning the darkness in the room is indistinguishable from night. The kitchen tiles chill bare feet making slippers […]