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Forget ‘the environment’: Monbiot’s call for magic

George Monbiot challenges us in his article that we need new words to convey life’s wonders: “If we called protected areas “places of natural wonder”, we would not only speak to people’s love of nature, but also establish an aspiration … Continue reading

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Lughnassadh – reaping what we sow

Lughnassadh or Lammas. The time of first harvest, reaping what we sow. The cutting down of John Barleycorn to make bread. Loaf mass becomes Lammas. A time to store grain for next year too, making sure the cycle can continue. … Continue reading

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Speaking out

Should Druids speak out on current affairs more often? I regularly listen to Though for the Day where Christians give 3 minutes of theology relating to a topical subject yet commentary from OBOD, BDO and TDN is quite rare despite … Continue reading

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it was 2am in the morning…

it was 2am in the morning when I got in from the party celebrating half a century of life synthetic music an era of rampant aggression and growth alcohol fuelled conversations about cars and holidays overweight conversations between overweight people … Continue reading

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i can’t sleep

Just been reminded of this and thought I would share it here: it’s 3:23 in the morning and I’m awake because my great great grandchildren won’t let me sleep my great great grandchildren ask me in dreams what did you … Continue reading

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Finsbury Park

I was pleased to see a statement of solidarity, albeit a very short one, from The Druid Network yesterday following the terrorist attack against Muslims in Finsbury Park. https://druidnetwork.org/london/ Driving home last night, one commentator said that an attack on one … Continue reading

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Three Druid actions in a dying world: responsibility, leadership and education.

The world as we know it that is dying. The planet will survive, life will survive, but it will be a tough future for those human and non-human animals (and those non-animals) that are around to experience it. So what can … Continue reading

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