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Life Mantras for the Festive Season

December 18, 2018

What is a Mantra A mantra is a single word, or phrase that is used as part of meditation to assist concentration; mantra’s originated in Buddhism and Hinduism. The phrases are now used in a formulaic repeated fashion, to reinforce a positive belief. The festive […]

Christmas Wreath

Festive Wreaths

December 14, 2018

There is nothing more welcoming than seeing a Christmas Wreath adorning a front door, but they can be quite expensive to purchase, especially those made of fresh items. You might be surprised at how easy it is to make a wreath from scratch at home, […]

Fireworks

Fireworks

November 2, 2018

If your firework repertoire is more Catherine Wheel and Sparklers, than Spider and Fish, then read on to see the names of some of the explosions in the sky you are likely to see at Bonfire Night and New Year celebrations as 2018 draws to […]

Halloween Costume

Halloween Costumes

October 25, 2018

Are you going to a Halloween themed costume party? Then read on for the folklore behind some of the favoured Samhain costumes: Ghost Ghosts of course come in many guises, but the typical party costume is often made up of a white sheet to depict […]

Christmas Decorations

Dec 17 Offer & Deck the Halls…

December 1, 2017

If you feel like getting back to nature this year, then why not embrace the essence of the carol “Deck the halls with boughs of holly…” The Christmas period and winter in general is the perfect time to emanate a more traditional time when elements […]

UK Summer Bank Holiday

Celebrate August!

July 31, 2017

Lammas – 1st August Lammas is sometimes referred to as Lughnasadh, interpreted as the feast of the god Lugh, Lammas celebrates the beginning of harvest, falling midway between the two solstices – Summer Solstice and the Autumn Equinox. Lammas translates as celebration of bread (loaf […]

Summer Sale

Embrace Summer Solstice: And take advantage of our credit card offer!

June 2, 2017

The Summer Solstice is nearly here, and it will mark the important relationship with the sun and our planet. In the UK the longest day of the year begins with sunrise at 4.52am on 21st June 2017. Celebrate Summer With Us! In June 2017 we […]

Chinese Year of the Rooster

Chinese New Year – The Year of the Rooster

January 27, 2017

Chinese New Year commences on Saturday 28th Jan 2017, bringing in the year of the Rooster and saying goodbye to the year of the Monkey. The Years Those born in 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005 and 2017 were born in Rooster years. […]

Red Wine

Christmas Super Foods

December 23, 2016

It is not unusual for many of us to consume an extra 500 calories a day during the holiday season, a few crisps/peanuts here, a couple of chocolates there, throw in a sausage roll and a glass of bubbly and before you know it the […]

Halloween Samhain

Samhain

October 27, 2016

Summers end is the literal translation of Samhain; it is the beginning of the Celtic year and represents a time of welcoming home family ghosts. The festival runs from 31st October until the 2nd November and will incorporate All Souls’ Day and All Saints’ Day. […]

St John's Wort, Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice – St John’s Wort

June 17, 2016

Summer Solstice occurs on the 20th June 2016 in the UK; marking the high solar point of the year and the longest day. Throughout the ages this day has celebrated courage and the assertion of power; along with a pairing of the Earth Goddess and […]

Spring Landscape Sun Rise

Spring Equinox

March 17, 2016

The Spring Equinox is sometimes referred to as the Vernal Equinox or Ostara. This period marks a transition point between the light and dark halves of the year. It takes place three days from sunset; in 2016 in the UK this occurs on Sunday 20th […]

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