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August 5, 2019

August 1st  is often referred to as Lughnasadh, the name given in Ireland to the festival dedicated to the old Hibernian God, Lugh. Here in Britain, we call it Lammas in English, from the Anglo-Saxon hlafmæsse(half~loaf + mæsse~mass) meaning ‘loaf-mass’, while in Welsh...

August 6, 2018

Annwfn is the name given in early Brythonic (British) myths to the Otherworld. Middle Welsh sources suggest that the term was recognised as meaning ‘the very deep’ or ‘the great deep’ in medieval times. It is neither similar to the Christian notion of heaven nor the un...

In this blog post, Eric and wordsmith Sam Ross who joined us from Normandy for Blessings of Beltane share some of the potent magic of Beltane Eve at Dinas Emrys. Sam’s words appear in quotation marks throughout.

A man is fanning the flames making a rhythmic beat, whoomp...

May 14, 2018

“If you want to change the world, change the way you look at things, and the things you look at will change.”

~ Gandhi

Recently I listened to a podcast of James Hillman speaking about what may motivate humanity to take care of our earth. He concluded that ‘love’ was at t...

January 31, 2018

Earlier this year my friend Dave Luke – who lived at Cae Mabon for six months in 2016 with his wife, author Anna Hope, and their baby Bridget – asked me to talk at the Breaking Convention conference he co-organises. It’s about altered states of consciousness and ways o...

January 31, 2018

Coming back to Snowdonia I’m always struck by the awesome splendour of the mountains. They may be small on a world scale but they are dramatic, rugged, beautiful and perfectly formed.