Hallowe’en Musings

Planting the seeds… The clocks in Britain have been turned back an hour, which in our modern life has become the marker for the end of summer and the onset of the dark winter nights. But it also marks the approach of Hallowe’en, the fire festival of Samhain to the Celtic peoples. Although these days people are more interested in dressing up the kids and creating a general air of spookiness and fun, we tend to forget the more serious side of Samhain. In the yearly cycle of the sun, Samhain is one of the cross-quarter days, those times that … Continue reading Hallowe’en Musings