Next Nature Folklore Sessions Live - Sunday 19th December, at 2pm Irish Time Watch here Live! ... or watch the archive later (click pic to set reminder) Yule Season, part three - Yule Goat & Yule Log Tales for this time of turning darkness into light Some tales and folklore of the slow burning Yule Log. A local tale of the mating of the Cailleach conceiving the new light to be birthed in Spring. Reverence for the Tree Of Life. The joy of the Green we bring into out homes to remind us of life and the green of Spring will soon be with us. And some lovely guests to share their interpretations of this time. The Yule Goat Folklore Tales and Traditions goes back 100s of years but fragments of them still exist in Scandinavia today, and in Alaska too. I will present quite a short version of the evolving Yule Goat tradition, as I believe this will surprisingly reveal and tie together several loose ends of fragmented Samhain, Yule and Christmas traditions that we
Click the 'Nature Echoes' link, to see what's on next Wednesday Thank you for your support of our live broadcasts, books, videos, and workshops, that started online as Nature Folklore Sunday Sessions from March 2020 due to coronavirus preventing our previous outdoor gatherings.
Next Nature Folklore Sessions Live - Sunday 9th January at 2pm Irish Time Watch here Live! ... or watch the archive later (click pic to set reminder) Divination With Water a focus on hydromancy, and other water divination Divination seems to be our attempts to gain clearer insight to the pathways created by our questions. A kind of trying to find 'the spoilers' to display where our life's story is going. Some diviners may say this 'craft' is actually our wise mapping out of our story unravelling. We usually use Divination as a tool for problem solving and decision making. It seems to be a popular thing many of us do through January alongside our dieting, operation transformations, habit controlling, getting our second garden seed order in, and assessing our garden and DIY tools. So through this Nature Folklore session we will explore some stories of water pool divination, oracles and seers, and if we have time widen the subject to incl