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Book Review: Halloween by Silver Ravenwolf
Buy on Amazon Author Silver RavenWolf, who has brought us such books as "Teen Witch," "To Light a Sacred Flame" and "To Stir a Magick Cauldron", to name just a few...has delighted us with Halloween. Come and explore how the Old...
Holidays >> Samhain
Summer is at its end and the last harvest is taken in. The cold season returns, all of nature seems to die and the nights become long. It is the beginning of Samon, the dark half of the year. The veil between the land of the living and the land of the dead...
Holidays >> Samhain
Samhain, The Celtic New Year
Samhain (pronounced Sowain, Sah-uin, or Sahm-hayn) is also called the Celtic New Year, The Third harvest, All Hollows Eve, the Day of the Dead, and of course Halloween. There are many more names for Samhain, but rather then having a different meaning, they...
Holidays >> Samhain
Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Lavender: Solace and Majestic
Lavender, the Herb of Air, My friend when I am in despair. I ask Earth's blessing to bestow, As I tend and watch you grow. Strong roots and dainty stems, Bring joy to life when pleasure dims. Wee green bud with purple top, All your uses never stop. From...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary L
In Praise of Pumpkins
I have always had a fascination with pumpkins. As a child I enjoyed Christmas and Thanksgiving and all the other holidays we surround our year with, but Halloween was special. Halloween spoke of ghosts, ghouls, witches and all the primal fears that children...
Holidays >> Samhain
The Sacred Wheel: The Sabbats
The Wheel of the Year honors the never ending cycle of life, death, and rebirth. It expresses the belief which Pagan religions hold that time is circular, not linear. The Sabbats are derived from the rich traditions of seasonal festivals as celebrated by...
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays

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10 Halloween Costumes You Already Have in Your Closet
The last thing you should spend your money on is a polyester superhero costume with enough foam padding to keep a life raft afloat.
Tiny and Tremendous
At Green Valley Theatre Company, founder/artistic director Christopher Cook is taking things right to the edge with such gritty productions as “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (a Halloween tradition), “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” and VerteFée Cabaret, ...
Jeremy Thomas: 'I don't know how to make a blockbuster'
As Ballard-ian places go, an abandoned 1970s leisure-centre on the edge of Bangor, Northern Ireland, isn't bad. The Speedo swimming-pool clock, which decades ago looked down on chlorinated birthday parties and school lessons, now sits motionless ...
Hands-On Assignment Awakens Student Creativity
In the past, students have selected, researched, and presented on widely varied topics, such as the symbolic meaning behind African-American women's hair, how Halloween costumes encourage gender stereotypes, video game industry's gender bias, ...
College Presidents: Racial Climate Is a Priority
Racially charged student protests have erupted on college campuses across the country over everything from free speech to Halloween costumes and school mascots. And while much of the attention has focused on students and their growing list of demands ...

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