Living a paganish life with not much time and plenty of children.
I’m a birth doula, mum, wife, book hoarder and lover of religions and sacred spaces practicing my own magic in my own make-do style.
Finding the time, finding the energy, finding the inspiration and the presence of mind to connect with Other Things when you have three home educated young children is a juggling act. So many others must be in the same boat and yet the books and blogs seem very often to be for the people with lots of time and plenty of peace. Maybe other people with a life like mine will find something for them here.
- Waking my DrumJust before Christmas I put down a deposit with Rachael Crow for a hair on cow hide drum. I’ve been running outdoor singing sessions up at a particular bronze age site on the moors nearby recently and there is something about singing to the beat of a really good drum that is like nothing else,Continue reading “Waking my Drum”
- Why I Hate New Year and Why I’m Trying “First-Footing”“The first thing through the door would have a determining effect on what fortunes the home and family had in the coming seasons….”First Footing”, mostly now associated with Scottish lands and folk, [was] once widespread throughout the British Isles” Nigel G. Pearson – Walking the Tides I detest New Year. I haven’t stayed up forContinue reading “Why I Hate New Year and Why I’m Trying “First-Footing””