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Midsummer / Liþa – The Summer Solstice

What is Midsummer / Liþa? The Summer Solstice can sometimes be called Midsummer / Liþa (Litha,) and it occurs on the longest day of the year, which this year is the 21st of June. And to quote Game of Thrones “Winter is Coming”, which means the nights will start to get longer and colder. Midsummer…
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Easter 2018 – which egg hunts did we go on?

If you read Gareth’s post on Ostara, you’ll know that we don’t celebrate Easter on Easter Sunday. Our celebration is on the Spring Equinox because Gareth is a Pagan. But that doesn’t mean that we completely ignore the long weekend surrounding Easter. With the shops full of eggs and the promise of hunting them, I…
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Exploring Warwick Castle

If you’re nearby, Warwick Castle is definitely somewhere you need to visit if you haven’t already. Originally built in 1068 by William the Conqueror, this motte-and-bailey castle was originally made of wood until it was rebuilt from stone in the 12th century. There’s so much history surrounding it which is great for the adults but…
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Bye bye breastfeeding

Nearly a week ago, Archie had his last breastfeed. It’s the perfect memory. It was about 5am and he’d come into our bed after sleeping all night. He still looked tired so we snuggled down under the warm duvet and he fed back to sleep. We were both half asleep and when we woke for…
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Ostara the Spring Equinox

This is the first blog post I have done for Shannon, I’ve remained in the shadows looking after this website ensuring it is working correctly for her. She came to me today knowing how important it is to me asking for a post around the Spring Equinox. So a bit of backstory, for many years…
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