Monthly Archives: March 2015

Spirit of the Forest

Linked with The Pagan Experience. When I was growing up we always took our summer holidays in Cornwall. We would hire a caravan and spend our days exploring the sleepy fishing villages of the Cornish coast. Cornwall itself is a land full of magic, with tales of smugglers coves, piskies and mermaids and in nearly every…

Apothecary Garden – Lady’s Mantle

Lady’s Mantle is at its best first thing in the morning when its lily pad leaves hold the pearl like drops of morning dew. At night its leaves curl up like tiny umbrellas and then in the morning they slowly unfurl revealing their dewy jewels. Its frothy almost lime green flowers make a delicate contrast…

Woad – the colour of Warriors

Woad is a Biennial native to Europe and western Asia and was probably introduced to Ancient Britain by the Celtic tribes emigrating from Europe. It has delicate yellow flowers that bloom from June to September and grows to a height of 1m, with bluish green feathery leaves, it then produced seeds that look like little…

Ostara Bread

This is from a recipe on goddessandgreenman.co.uk, I wanted to share it as it makes a really tasty bread; You will need: 3 mugs strong white flour 500 mls buttermilk – if you can’t get hold of Buttermilk I have included instructions on how to substitute it below. 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda/baking soda 3 teaspoons…