From the Puck Fair on Ireland’s Iveragh Peninsula to Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival, there are plenty of festivals celebrating Celtic culture. In differing ways, each stirs the imagination, revs up the spirit and loosens pent up winter blues.Read More
February 1 (sometimes February 2} is Imbolc, the Celtic festival between winter solstice and spring equinox. As with all the Celtic holidays, it celebrates the coming of the light and is set around a fire burning throughout the night, with the emphasis on preparing for the season ahead…Read More
Celtic Spirituality continues to be a popular topic—and one close to my heart. Yet some have suggested that modern forms of ‘Celtic Spirituality’ are just wishful fabrication. As J.R.R. Tolkien said, “Celtic 'is a magic bag, into which anything may be put, and out of which almost anything may come.”Read More
So many readers of my new novel Amidst the Stones of Celtic Ireland asked questions about what is real and what is fiction within the book, that I decided to write a blog about it. If you haven’t read the book yet, I will try not to spoil it, but you will hear the general themes that unfold.Read More
A hundred thousand welcomes - Céad míle fáilte (Irish), Ceud mìle fàilte (Scottish).
Welcome to my new blog.
My experiences in Celtic lands have led to my passion for several themes that I have woven into my books, presentations and now this blog…Read More