31 October … again

Ah 31 October – my fave and least fave time of year! Favourite because I love Beltane! The celebration of love, life and an awakening world which is happening right now in my southern hemisphere. My least favourite because we are battered in the press, online and in community by misconceptions of the season, the […]

Halloween – why the fuss?

Well that’s over for another year. Thank the Goddess! I’ve been beating my head against a brick wall about Halloween for years and now a few friends have been asking on social media why so many people in Australia get bent out of shape about Halloween. “It’s just a bit of fun”. For my answer […]

Does it matter?

Can someone please explain to me why, when my daughter says “We shouldn’t really be recognising Halloween now” she’s told “It doesn’t matter”? Why doesn’t it matter? If we said it’s not important to recognise Hanukkah in December or Christmas on December 25 could you imagine the backlash? But when a pagan child in the […]

Bright Ostara Blessings!

Ostara! One of my favourite times of year! A time of renewal and rebirth, the world is waking up from Her winter sleep and new life is everywhere! The Spring Equinox which occurs at Ostara (20-23 September and this year on Sept 22)  is the second time day and night are equal (the other being […]