Tag Archives: Druidry

Tending the soil

I came back from Druid College in October wanting to “do all the things”: all the meditation, nature awareness exercises, essays, explorations and more and be a kick-ass awesome Druid. Then Michaelmas Term hit. I work in a university, and … Continue reading

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Five awesome female Druids

Druidry in general has a pretty good gender balance, but the popular perception of what a Druid is tends to look a bit more like Getafix from the Asterix comics: an old bloke with a long beard. Not that there’s … Continue reading

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Samhain

The fun and festivities of Hallowe’en may be over, the costumed demons and ghosts returning to the world of the living after eating way too much chocolate, but the Pagan festival of Samhain carries on. Traditionally, this celebration, one of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Australian Druidry

Australian Druidry: Connecting with the Sacred Landscape. Julie Brett. Moon Books, 2017 I was really intrigued when I first came across this book, one of the short Pagan Portals series. While I am a UK-based northern hemisphere Pagan, I am … Continue reading

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Man, I feel like a…what now?

The other day, on Facebook, I saw a meme about men. Specifically, it was (rightly) making fun of the idea that a man “wants to feel like a man”, and that women should somehow facilitate this for them. Nonsense, obviously, … Continue reading

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Druid College: Year One, Weekend One.

Last weekend, I took the car down some windy country lanes to the tiny Essex village of Messing, to gather in the Village Hall for the first weekend of Year One of Druid College. Under the clearest blue skies all … Continue reading

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Autumn is here

According to the Met Office, Autumn officially started ten days ago, on 1 September. Astronomically, Autumn begins in 11 days time, at the Autumnal Equinox on 21 September. Some Druids place Autumn’s beginning at the Equinox (Alban Elfed), while others … Continue reading

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