Happy Summer Solstice

The Summer Solstice, also known as Midsummer and Litha, has been celebrated by various cultures all around the world for millennia. The longest day and the shortest night of the year is a celebration of the sun. In the Northern hemisphere everything is green and growing as we await a fruitful harvest. Wishing everyone a […]

Beltaine, The Rites of Spring

The celebration of Beltaine is the symbolic union of the male and female principles of creation.  The God and Goddess are united in sacred marriage; the consummation of  their relationship symbolically fertilises the crops and animals for the coming year.  It is a celebration of the continued renewal of life. Symbols of rebirth, renewal and […]

An Exciting Honour

In October I was contacted by Below The Radar TV ,the award-winning current affairs/documentary/film programme from Northern Ireland on the BBC.  Their I Lár an Aonaigh Series presents a wide range of topics in the Irish language (with English subtitles). In Series 8-Episode 3, one of the segments is about Irish folk cures. They asked […]

Cerridwen’s Cauldron of Knowledge

Cerridwen’s Cauldron A Celtic Crone Goddess, Cerridwen presides over the Cauldron of Knowledge, the contents of which must brew for a year and a day. She is known to shape-shift in the form of a sow. Cerridwen creates the potion of knowledge which brews for a year and a day in her magick cauldron. A […]

The Spellcaster

The Spellcaster With various potions to choose from a Witch conjures a spell to coincide with the full moon. A little of this and a pinch of that go into the ancient black cauldron. Her trusty animal companions, cat, raven and snake, look on as the magick begins to happen. The Spellcaster 11in x 14in […]

Samhain Crone Goddess

Samhain Crone Goddess In the Northern hemisphere the days are getting shorter and there is a chill in the air. The fiery hues of Autumn decorate the trees. We have processed the fruits, vegetables and herbs of the last harvest of the year to sustain us through the Winter. Samhain is the beginning of the […]

Yemaya, Ocean Goddess

Yemaya, Mother of All Living Things Yemaya is an Ocean Goddess, the Mother of All Living Things and protector of women from the Yoruba and Santeria traditions. She is also a fertility goddess and protector of fisherman. Without water there is no life and she is revered as the feminine principal of creation. I became […]