IN GRATITUDE AT 60

Thank you everyone who has sent greetings by text, online, by phone, in thought, word or deed. All your wishes are received with open arms and a wide open heart. It is wonderful to salute the achievement of living through another year on this planet, to celebrate all the accomplishments, everything from the lofty heightContinue reading “IN GRATITUDE AT 60”

The Fire of Imbolc 2020

IMBOLC is an ancient festival, one of the 4 great festivals of our ancestors celebrating the cycle of Life and Death: Imbolc, Pregnancy 1Feb, Bealtaine, New Life 1May, Lúnasa, Harvest 1Aug and Samhain, Death 1Nov. Imbolc is an Irish word meaning ‘in belly’, which for me honours pregnancy, pregnancy in all sentient beings, as weContinue reading “The Fire of Imbolc 2020”

Life is everchanging

Life is ever changing, stretching, reimagining itself and it feels to me today, as the balance tips in favour of brighter days in the northern hemisphere, that we all are invited to fulfill our true potential of unimaginable proportions by befriending the wave of change that is our essence. Today this video for me marksContinue reading “Life is everchanging”

Martenitsa

Today 1 March, in Bulgaria and other neighbouring countries they celebrate spring in a festival called Martinetsa. People give gifts called martenitsi. They are red and white tassels which are adorned with different charms for good fortune, worn as bracelets, necklaces, brooches, hung on trees, in the home, workplace or anywhere one wishes. There areContinue reading “Martenitsa”

Poland, Kraków and Me

   Preface 11October2017 I have met many polish people in Ireland, so it’s nice now to come and experience the country for myself first hand. I travelled from Berlin to Kraków by bus and have been here for 4 weeks, i leave tomorrow for Budapest. These are my impressions. As is generally the case whenContinue reading “Poland, Kraków and Me”