The Transmigration of the Soul

The Romans conquered Europe, but resolutely refused to invade Ireland, despite ruling England, Wales and Scotland for several hundred years. Recently I have made a concerted effort to find out why this was…Why continual Roman Emperors left Ireland alone…? What crops up in my investigations time and again, is the issue of the ancient Celtic […]

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The Circle of Greed, The Spiral of Life and The Tipping Point

The tipping point has been reached. Reading this report from yesterday quantifies everything that is wrong with our approach to food. You see, Salmon, used to be a seasonal food. Much like other seasonal foods, it was enjoyed as a celebration of a particular time of year. I remember this time as a child. The […]

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Willow Fedges, Arches and Fairy Woods

It’s evening here at Bealtaine Cottage. The sun is setting in the west and there’s a mild chill in the air. I have been cutting back some of the wild summer growth and the sunlight can now reach areas where there was only heavy shade. The dappled light covers the standing stone on the bank […]

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