Category: Winter Solstice and Other Traditions

Mourning the Dead and the Futility of War

November 10th, 2018
  Remembrance Day has never been about honouring or celebrating war, but about mourning the dead. On the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War, the war to end all wars, I will quote from the Canadian Encyclopedia: The total number of b… more »

Imbolc 2018

February 1st, 2018
Bride of the earth, sister of the faeries, daughter of the Tuatha de Danaan, keeper of the eternal flame. more »

A New Year A New Dawn

December 31st, 2017
I release all things from my past that might have caused any negative attachments. I prepare myself to welcome new changes, new lessons, and new adventures. I welcome new opportunities to grow emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.  This is not a joy… more »

A Custom

March 6th, 2015
This wee imp was a gift from my very first house guest Witch Ashley - The White Witch of Niagara. It is customary to bring a gift for your hostess, not only as a guest, but in this case served a dual custom of house warming and blessings too. And I have treasured him ever since. I am a strong believer in the importance of rituals, customs, and traditions that build our cultures, and can assist us in forming positive bonds and memories with others.       This wee imp was a gift from my very first house guest Ashley - The White Witch of Niagara. It is customary to bring a gift not only as a guest, but in this case served a dual custom of house warming and blessings too. more »

Happy Meow Year

December 30th, 2014
New year wishes with a wee black kitten more »

Exile Vintage A Kensington Christmas

December 23rd, 2014
A Merry Happy Kensington Solstice Christmas to you! more »

A Forest Bouquet

December 12th, 2014
          "Beauty is whatever gives joy." Edna St. Vincent Millay more »

Krampus Has Arrived

April 20th, 2014
Beware Krampus and his Easter eggs. .... wait what?     more »