Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Pythagorean Octave

The musical octave has been used as a way of understanding the cosmos for thousands of years. The ancient Greeks used it to represent the harmonies of the universe, and in the renaissance it was used to show hidden relationships of harmony … Continue reading

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Cailleach’s bed by the hearth

There’s an interesting article on the Old European Culture blog about alcoves found in old houses in parts of Ireland. The alcoves, built next to the warm hearth, were apparently called cailleach, which of course reminds us of the name … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

In the dark mid-winter, warm underground, light pulses, radiates.

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