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May Day

Today is May Day or Beltane, the traditional British festival in celebration of the coming of summer. Between now and Midsummer โ€“ a time of elves, faeries and magic โ€“ Iโ€™ll be writing a series of posts celebrating the folktales … Continue reading

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May

I’ve been delving into my seasonal reading again this month. Steve Roud’s chapter on May in his book The English Year, is a riot of flower strewn celebrations. Roud says that traditionally May would have rivalled Christmas in the scale … Continue reading

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