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Autumn Equinox

Today is the Autumn Equinox marking the start of Autumn. An Equinox marks the point in the year when day and night are of equal length. The Autumn Equinox signals the end of summer and for our Pagan ancestors it was

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Midsummer

Midsummer, Summer Solstice, the Feast Day of St. John, call it what you will. Today marks the pagan festival of Midsummer where, over most of the Northern Hemisphere, bonfires shall be lit and maypoles shall be danced around. Here is

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May Day

Today is the First of May. A day that is traditionally associated with maypoles, spring and morris dancing. Here’s an article from the BBC Website about the festival of Beltane, which is the Celtic celebration of the coming of summer:

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Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day… and while some Mothers are at home being spoiled with chocolates and flowers, other Mothers find themselves at work, writing about Mother’s Day… For those of you who are interested, here is the complete history of

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