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Beltane - The Lover's Holiday
ABOUT BELTANE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT BELTANE Beltane is celebrated on May 1st and is one of the original Celtic festivals, Samhain being the other one. Beltane or May Day is also known as the Lover's holiday. Beltane is pronounced bel-tene, "...
Holidays >> Beltaine
Mabon, The Witch's Thanksgiving
To Autumn O Autumn. Laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof, there thou may'st rest, And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe; And all the daughters of the year shall dance, Sing now the lusty song...
Holidays >> Mabon
Litha, The Summer Solstice
Litha is also known as the summer solstice, Midsummer, All Couples Day, and Saint John's Day. Litha is one of the fire festivals and occurs on the longest day of the year. This is the time of year when the sun reaches its highest apex, at the Tropic of Cancer....
Holidays >> Mid Summer
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
Lughnasadh, The First Harvest Festival of The Year
Holidays >> Lammas
Yule, the Winter Solstice
ABOUT YULE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT YULE Yule, pronounced "you all", or jol is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and the longest night of the year. Yule, in Old Norse means, Wheel. As the Wheel of the Year is significant in pagan...
Holidays >> Yule
Ostara - The Vernal Equimox
ABOUT OSTARA | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT OSTARA Ostara (pronounced Oh-star-ah) is also called Eostre, Easter, Vernal Equinox, Spring Equinox, and the First Day of Spring. This is the time of year when day & night are equal, and heralds the return of...
Holidays >> Ostara

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Harry Grindell Matthews, Madcap Inventor of the Death Ray and the Sky Projector
Many inventors qualify as dreamers, but precious few captured the popular imagination in the same manner as Harry Grindell Matthews.
The death ray was said to be able to make petrol engines stall, melt glass and
In the remote hills near Clydach in the Swansea Valley stands a large bungalow that was once the laboratory of a scientist known to locals as Dr Death Ray.
AREA GUIDES: Winterbourne and Hambrook
Winterbourne is a large village in South Gloucestershire, on the north side of Bristol.
Neglected Edwardian inventor 'made 1920s death ray'
Mr Foster, a science teacher from Nottingham, who has just written a biography called Death Ray – The Life of Harry Grindell Matthews, said: "He was truly an amazing man, way ahead of his time, and deserves to be remembered. "He invented so many ...
QUENTIN LETTS: The spotlights are so bright, you might want to wear sunglasses
The story follows the attempts of a handsome lad, Jimmy (Denis Grindel, pictured, all teeth and fringe) to form a band. He has a useless saxophonist, a bolshy drummer, a couple of so-so guitarists. Barnaby Southgate does a good turn as a donnish pianist.

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