Monthly Archives: June 2015

Heathen Round Table: June

I’ve just discovered a new blog called Heathen Round Table, that is doing a series of monthly prompts for heathens and Norse pagans to reflect and share ideas. I may be a bit late, but I wanted to join in … Continue reading

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Ancestors: a corollary

So, I found this cool infographic online showing some of the places that Vikings travelled, traded and settled. Click through to Science Nordic to use the interactive map and get loads more info! I have had moments where I’ve felt … Continue reading

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Mew-mew?

I know, a Marvel Thor reference, but hey I like those films! Anyway, I finally got myself a small silver Mjolnir to wear! Since my interest in the Norse hearth culture has grown to a sense of “yes, this is … Continue reading

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Fourth High Day recap: Summer Solstice

The Summer Solstice marked the end of three weekends of celebration: first was the “Strawberry Fair” held on the appropriately-named Midsummer Common, a large field of common land in town still used for cattle grazing by local farmers. The fair … Continue reading

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Fourth High Day: Summer Solstice

The Summer Solstice occurs on or around 21 June, and marks the point where the sun appears highest in the sky. This is due to the axial tilt of the earth as it orbits the sun throughout the year. On … Continue reading

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Nature Awareness 2

I’ve been spending time in nature as part of the DP for about 18 weeks now, and it has been wonderful watching the seasons change and seeing the different behaviour of animals, the migrating birds and the blooming flowers and … Continue reading

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The Pagan book hoard grows

I was getting my watch fixed in town today, and wandered into a bookshop while I waited. This never ends well for my wallet! I managed to pick up Pagan Britain by Ronald Hutton, The Northmen’s Fury by Philip Parker … Continue reading

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