Category: enviroment

CHANGES FOR THE BETTER

I was motivated to re blog this by “news” about a child care subsidy. The younger generation have no idea of the cultural attitude to women, gays or people that were not white despite movies and tv shows that try to portray these attitudes.… Continue Reading “CHANGES FOR THE BETTER”

HALLOWEEN/MAY DAY

It is Samhain/Halloween here in OZ The sabbats are seasonal: so in the southern hemisphere it is Samhain/Halloween In the northern hemisphere it is May Day/Beltane. Beltane was a fertility festival where the villages would come together: This way “in- breeding” – in the… Continue Reading “HALLOWEEN/MAY DAY”

WICCA

MISCONCEPTIONS I realize some people still equate witches with evil people who sacrifice animals. Not us! This is the first page of  my Book of Shadows started in 1983 “Eight words the Wiccan Rede fulfil An it harm NONE Do what thou will” The… Continue Reading “WICCA”

IF YOU ARE A MISFIT

YOU ARE PROBABLY AN ORIGINAL THINKER I just felt like reblogging this. HAIL TO THEE ORIGINAL THINKERS I have deleted the video clip from The Matrix  but included the quote: “Most of these people are not ready to be unplugged and many are so… Continue Reading “IF YOU ARE A MISFIT”

CULTURAL NORMS

Walking this morning I saw someone poisoning weeds. I stopped and chatted for a while (and didn’t preach my “don’t use poisons”). Now the neighbour is chain sawing small bushes. I understand why people poison weeds and cut down trees – they are making… Continue Reading “CULTURAL NORMS”

EASTER WAS A PAGAN FERTILITY FESTIVAL

The Church of Rome adopted all the pagan festivals because the people wouldn’t give them up. Christmas was midwinter: Yule: Easter, spring equinox. A sabbat dedicated to the goddess Eostar. Every church festival was originally a pagan festival. The Wheel of the Year from… Continue Reading “EASTER WAS A PAGAN FERTILITY FESTIVAL”

CHANGES FOR THE BETTER

I was recently asked for my date of birth –which I gave And said “I AM FLOWER POWER GENERATION“ The young lady replied “Lucky you” I said“NO –LUCKY YOU” My generation were responsible for social change: (that is all that I said –the rest… Continue Reading “CHANGES FOR THE BETTER”

IF YOU ARE A MISFIT

YOU ARE PROBABLY AN ORIGINAL THINKER Who would want to be a mindless automaton I just felt like reblogging this. Original thinkers are no longer put to death nor put in a mental institution: We need people that see beyond the cultural programming: see… Continue Reading “IF YOU ARE A MISFIT”

Magic

From “on line” Dictionary –magic   “/ˈmadʒɪk/Submit noun 1. the power of apparently influencing events by using mysterious or supernatural forces. “suddenly, as if by magic, the doors start to open” ****************** The first page of my Book of Shadows which was started in… Continue Reading “Magic”

VEGAN

This is a reblog — I am so encouraged these day by the number of people who care about other life forms In South Australia in the 1970’s and 80’s vegetarians and vegans were not catered for. There was a cafe on the corner… Continue Reading “VEGAN”