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Spoons and Broomsticks

Getting out and about

It was a weekend, the sun was shining, I had nothing to do, so my daughter and I thought we’d go out for the day. We didn’t have a specific idea where but we live […]

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Thoughts from the Aether

Family Deities: Venus (Genetrix)

Thanks for joining us for another Families’ Deity! We’re exploring deities that tie into families and family values, or who are important to the family unit or children in some way. This month, we are […]

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June Moon

Continuing our exploration of what celebration looks like in modern Pagan families, this is the next in our series of blogs from the Children & Families Team write about the traditions they have developed to […]

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Covid, lockdown and the Jubilee

The estate I live on is probably like many other estates across the city. People busy living their own lives, bustling in and out to work, taking kids to school, fighting to make ends meet […]

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The keeping of lists

I make lists all the time. It started with the simple ones such as what must I remember to do today –  buy milk, put the vacuum round, pay the electric bill. I found out […]

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Coping

Last week I explained the problems I have with my memory. I have come a long way from when I first came home from hospital into the strange new world I now inhabited. I thought […]

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Thoughts from the Aether

May Moon

Continuing our exploration of what celebration looks like in modern Pagan families, this is the next in our series of blogs from the Children & Families Team write about the traditions they have developed to […]

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Thoughts from the Aether

Family Deities: Utu

Thanks for joining us for another Families’ Deity! We’re exploring deities that tie into families and family values, or who are important to the family unit or children in some way. This month, we are […]

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Spoons and Broomsticks

Hidden disabilities

It’s been five years since I had a stroke. In many ways, I am one of the lucky ones – I survived. I haven’t had to learn to walk again, nor how to speak. I […]