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Gwydion and the Battle of the Trees
One of the common themes in Welsh mythology involves raids into the Underworld. This nether land realm is called by different sources Annwn, Achren, Caer Sidi, or by modern English references: Hades or the Otherworld. The images of the Welsh Underworld were...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Popular Oracles and Omens
I think it would be correct to assume that man has always been anxious to lift a corner of the veil of the future. In this section I’ve included several popular oracles, omens and superstitions. Some of these might seem a bit ridiculous, but why not consider...
Psychic Abilities >> Divination
Chinese Zodiac Signs: An Overview
Chinese zodiac presented the character of persons born under each sign in twelve consecutive years. Each year are represented by the twelve animals, as follows
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Pig, sow. Irish. One of the triplicity of Goddesses who are patronesses of all Ireland (for whom, see Eriu and Fotla). Her Name derives from the same root as "sow", or "pig"....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
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
The Seven Deadly Sins
According to the writings of the monk, the seven sins were: gastrimargia; porneia; philargyria; lupē: orgē; akedia; kenodoxia; and hyperephania which when translated to Latin for Roman Catholicism are as follows:
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
(Sumerian) Patron and Lord of dikes, canals, and furrows; in effect, irrigation and sedentary farming in general. He is the eternal adversary to Dumuzi....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian

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Animal health body criticises welfare law
“However, the new law ignores one of the main causes of animal disease: the EU's highly intensive livestock sector. The new law refers to the need for 'good animal husbandry' but makes no attempt to define it and so farmers are unlikely to change to ...
Whiff of fear over 2000 animal pig farm near Malmesbury
RESIDENTS have turned their noses up at plans for a large, intensive pig-rearing unit, over concerns the facility will create a big stink. The proposed unit could house up to 2,000 pigs at Cowage Farm in Foxley, about one-and-a-half miles from Malmesbury.
Violence on the Factory Farm: How Not to Feed the World
The film shows how a factory farm pig is born in confinement (and into its mother's excrement), its tail is docked and teeth clipped and it is castrated (if male) – all without pain relief. It is separated from its mother, which has been ...
Council admits it can't give a date to debate pig farm
Ms Seagrove - star of TV dramas The Woman in White and Barbara Taylor Bradford's A Woman of Substance - said: "The scale of this farm is inconceivable.
Recent Research into the Global Swine Health Market Segmented By Animal
Many companies are coming up with different tests and diagnosis tools that can easily be used on the farm. With emerging markets moving from swine rearing in backyards and farms to an intensive animal husbandry model, more is being demanded from and ...

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