Celtic Tree Month of Hazel

Hazel Tree~Salmon Zodiac Sign5th August-1st September Celtic Zodiac Prints are great birthday and new baby gifts! I can personalise the print with the recipient’s name. Hazel/Salmon Print on parchment is available in 2 sizes here on magickmermaid.com Introducing Celtic Zodiac Birthday Cards 5in x 7in (12.7cm x 17.78cm).Printed with archival inks on acid-free archival cardstock.Card […]

Wishing Everyone a Happy Lughnasadh!

Summer has passed its zenith and although temperatures are still quite warm (in the Northern Hemisphere), the sun sets a bit earlier each day.  Some crops are ready to harvest and preserve for the coming cold months. Lughnasadh, named for the Irish Sun God Lugh, is celebrated on the first or second day of August.  […]

Arctic Wildlife’s Fight Against Climate Change

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Originally published on BarryNerhus.com A recent study conducted by scientists from the University of Oxford has suggested an alternative approach to combating climate change in the Arctic: an increase in the populations of bison, reindeer, and wild horses throughout the grazing lands. The effects this rehabilitation would have on the Arctic…

Arctic Light Pollution and its Effect on Marine Life

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Originally published on BarryNerhus.com According to National Geographic, research by biologist Geir Johnsen indicates that Arctic light pollution is one of the leading causes of endangered marine species. What is Polar Night? During the midwinter, the Arctic Circle sky is a dark path blind to human eyes. As the Earth tilts,…

Faerie Attraction Garden

The full moon ascends at twilight, the magickal time between day and night. Tiny twinkles of colour float over the garden fence. The faerie folk have arrived to take pleasure in this pretty garden! To plant a garden that will attract faeries, be sure to include a place or two for them set up their […]

Celtic Tree Month of Holly

Holly~Unicorn Zodiac Sign 8th July-4th AugustThe Holly is a symbol of life as it remains evergreen and is also a plant of protection. It represents the dark part of the year (the Holly King). The Unicorn’s spiral horn is a symbol of the sun’s power or a flaming spear which corresponds to the hottest part […]

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 […]

Celtic Tree Month of Oak

10th June – 7th July Birthdays Oak Tree/White Horse The Oak is the most sacred tree of the Druids and rules the light part of the year (the Oak King). The Oak represents wisdom, strength, longevity and protection. The Summer Solstice (Alban Hefin) occurs in this month and as the longest day marks a turning […]

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 […]