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Halloween

Halloween – Trick or Treat!

October 30, 2020

It’s unlikely that we will be ‘Trick or Treating’ this year, but we can still enjoy the Halloween season at home. If you’ve got costumes from previous years, why not get dressed up and really celebrate the evening. You can watch a spooky movie, carve […]

June

June: What’s Happening this Month?

June 1, 2020

What’s Happening in the Month of June? 1st June – Whit Monday Many Christians will observe Whit Monday, sometimes it’s referred to as Pentecost Monday. As per the Christian Bible the day commemorates the Holy Spirit’s descent on Jesus Christ’s disciples. Originally this June day was […]

Easter

Easter – Lady Day, Eggs & Easter Bunny!

April 9, 2020

Lady Day ‘Lady Day’ is celebrated on the 25th March; according to the Christian calendar this is the day that Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary, exactly nine months before the 25th December. From Lady Day through Easter church altars will often be decorated with lilies […]

Spring Equinox

Spring Equinox

March 20, 2020

Spring Equinox 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 2020 in the UK this occurs on […]

Spring

Spring – We Say Hello To A New Season!

March 10, 2020

Spring in the UK brings with it lots of important dates, we cover a few today: St Patrick’s Day, Spring Equinox and of course Mother’s Day. St Patrick’s Day The 17th March brings with its St Patrick’s Day – a day that around the world […]

Festive

Festive Cheer or Festive Frazzle?

December 18, 2019

Many of us love Christmas, but there is no doubt that it brings with it, its fair share of stress. From where you will spend the big day, money concerns that go along with buying drink, food and presents. As well as burning the candle […]

Christmas

Dialling back Christmas

December 6, 2019

There is no doubt that Christmas/New Year, has the potential to turn into a season of excess. Fortunately, there are many ways that we can limit the impact, with a bit of forward planning. Buying Gifts Many gifts are bought and given with the best […]

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

June 20, 2019

Why not embrace the sacred potential of this year’s Summer Solstice? The whole period of Litha, can be seen as a time to review our goals, hopes and dreams. The summer solstice period is a way to mark our progress on our calendar of life! […]

Life Mantra's

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 […]

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