I am so happy to tell you that eight pages in the 2017 Earth Pathways Diary were contributed by me.
The festival pages which I submitted, covering the main eight seasonal celebrations of the pagan calendar, were selected and are now beautifully published. They reflect how we can celebrate each passing season in an Urban . . . → Read More: Earth Pathways Diary
Sap is rising
Sunlight grows stronger. Spring’s first stirrings can be felt as rising sap, throbbing through the land. Blackthorn blooms, Ramsons emerge, lambing season begins, trees bud and Birch blood begins to flow. Life quietly builds in the cold fresh light.
Now is the perfect time to refresh our internal and external environments. . . . → Read More: Imbolc
The very end of October is marked as the end and beginning of the Pagan wheel of the year. The Wild Hunt is said to rip through the world at Samhain, claiming those souls who have passed from their physical bodies that year, gathering them up and taking them safely to the Otherworld. Often at . . . → Read More: Samhain
Huge thanks to all the lovely people who joined me for herb walks in Park Frankendael recently. It was a pleasure to meet you all, to see new faces, familiar faces and to hear your stories and questions. Here a few links and photos which the walks brought to my mind. If you . . . → Read More: Wonderful Walkers!
April and May are very busy and green months!
There were two very pleasant public herb walks in April. Thanks to everyone who came along. It was so wonderful to meet you!
The Frankendael Park orchard project began. River of Herbs is gradually transforming the four old orchards behind Restaurant Merkelbach into shady . . . → Read More: April – May Herbs in Amsterdam