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Corn Dolly Whooshing Noise of the Week: Yasmin Alibhai- Corn Dolly | Living in Season - slow time, seasonal celebrations ... Shire of Koorda - History of the Corn Dolly

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Corn: Correspondences
Zea Mays Folk Names: Giver of Life, Maize, Sacred Mother, Seed of Seeds Gender: Feminine Planet: Venus Element: Earth Deity: Power: Protection, Luck, Divination...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary C
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 42
Chapter 42 42:1 Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another? 42:2 And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live,...
Old Testament >> Genesis
Lughnasadh, The First Harvest Festival of The Year
Holidays >> Lammas
King James Bible: Leviticus, Chapter 2
Chapter 2 2:1 And when any will offer a meat offering unto the LORD, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil upon it, and put frankincense thereon: 2:2 And he shall bring it to Aaron's sons the priests: and he shall take thereout his...
Old Testament >> Leviticus
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 41
Chapter 41 41:1 And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river. 41:2 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow. 41:3 And, behold,...
Old Testament >> Genesis
The Garden of Desire
It is Mabon. I walk about my garden in the cool of the evening. The leaves of the trees show hints of the coming fall. The harvest should be ripe, but disappointingly, there is little here to celebrate. My pumpkins should be covering the ground in their...
Holidays >> Beltaine
Lammas Sabbat Ritual
Lammas/Lughnasadh is the first of three harvest Sabbats. As it is a harvest, the God figures more prominently here than the Goddess, though she, too, is revered and thanked for bringing the fruits of harvest. The altar and circle can be decorated with sheaves...
Holidays >> Lammas

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Dollies and Lover's Knots
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Jul 21, 2011 it includes anything from corn ' dollies to violently expressive paintings. — is currently undergoing a vibrant renaissance.
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traditional harvest customs in England, and corn dollies may be easily found at craft fairs.
RRC Events Jan-June
Hickling Corn Dolly 6.75. Coming in July (24th)…..

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Shropshire vintage steam rally celebrates 50th anniversary
There's a bee-keeper, wheelwright, corn dolly maker, live blacksmith demonstrations, brick-making presentations, and cider making. Over 240 tractors on view on the showground – and some spectacular tractor pulling!

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Corn dolly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Corn dollies or corn mothers are a form of straw work made as part of harvest customs of Europe before mechanization.
Corn Dolly | Living in Season - slow time, seasonal celebrations
Aug 29, 2010 This is just one simple way to make a corn dolly without being skilled Photo taken by Jo Sullivan: a corn dolly in front of a chocolate cosmos.
Wheat weaving is as old as farming, and a heck of a lot easier. If you can braid hair or tie an overhand knot, you' ll be weaving in no time.
Make a Brighid Corn Doll
There's an old custom of making a corn or grain effigy of Brighid. By placing her in a place of honor in the home, you can invite fertility and abundance your way.
Corn Husk Doll
Picture intensive instructions for making simple corn husk dolls.

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