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Be Nice to Bridget Day and Happy Imbolc – the start of Celtic Spring.

February 1 celebrates the first signs of spring in the old Celtic calender of festivals. The word Imbolc means  in the belly referring to the pregnancy of ewes and the … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

K is for KENNING

I wasn’t familiar with this word before (except in its Scots form to ken, to know). It has its origins in the Old Norse phrase kenna eitt við, which means … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment