Monthly Archives: November 2010

Star constellations on prehistoric standing stone?

“A recent excavation programme at a standing stone known as Trefael, near Newport in southwest Wales has revealed at least two unique episodes in its early history; firstly as a portal dolmen and secondly as a standing stone, probably used … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Moon 2010

Sunrise on Tuesday 21st December will be a very special time this year, because the winter solstice will coincide with a full moon and a total lunar eclipse, aligned to the galactic centre. In other words, the Moon, Earth, Solstice … Continue reading

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I’m thinking about meditation today. For a large part of my life I practiced daily meditation, and although I am not a regular meditator at the moment, I do believe that it is an important part of any spiritual life. … Continue reading

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Newith and the Bone Needle

This is a story I wrote a while back. The original inspiration for the tale was a visit to Anglesey, and in particular a Hut group near Holyhead Mountain. Newith and the Bone Needle Long ago, in a village on … Continue reading

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Llyfr Taliesin: The Book of Taliesin

Llyfr Taliesin: The Book of Taliesin Good site for The Book of Taliesin, although the translation is a bit outdated now (the majority of the translations are from The Four Ancient Books of Wales, by W. F. Skene, 1858). It … Continue reading

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Reed Month

October 28th-November 24th is the month associated with reeds in the Celtic tree calendar. Perhaps it seems odd that reeds count as trees, but they do form flexible hollow canes (like bamboo) , and they are also quite tall (the … Continue reading

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