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 […]

Pray For Rain!

And pray for the firefighters! More than 2 dozen people and 1 billion birds and animals have perished in the Australian wildfires. Thousands of homes and acres of land have been destroyed. If you can, please donate to the charity of your choice. Every little bit helps. Photo credit: skeeze from pixabay

Limerick #3

There lived a green bird in a tree A magnificent warbler was he He sang day and night To all’s delight And then drank a large G&T. (or a “large pot of tea” in the family blog version) On a more serious note, some bird populations are diminishing or becoming extinct altogether due to habitat […]

Wheel of the Year

As this year draws to a close, we often think about the year ahead. A good time to contemplate how to make the coming year better.Happy New Year! Eight solar festivals derived from the ancient Celts and Norse commonly celebrated today.   (Northern Hemisphere) WINTER SOLSTICE 20th, 21st or 22nd of DecemberAlso known as Midwinter and […]

My 3 holiday wishes

My wish for the world is that we celebrate what we all have in common. My wish for the world is that we save the planet. My wish for the world is that we are charitable all year round. To everyone who celebrated Winter Solstice, I hope it was delightful! Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! Joyful […]

Wishing Everyone a Joyful Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice, Yule, Mid-Winter or Alban Arthan is the celebration of the rebirth of the sun after the longest night of the year.  It is one of the eight solar festivals comprising the Wheel of the Year.  Nourished in the womb of the Goddess during the dark time of the year, the sun symbolises the […]