I hear the ancestors in the wind. I breathe in their ancient breath, feeling the sun upon my shoulders and the earth beneath my feet. I honour the spirits of nature around me, singing their soulsong in the twilight hours with the blackbird in the elder tree. I feel the spark of life dancing deep within as I gaze into the fire’s flame, carrying the warmth of the embers within. I drink in the waters of life, holding, sustaining, teaching of flow and release.
Druidry is my religion. I honour the land upon which I live, and live in accordance with the land, honouring the seasons, the ancestors, the spirits of hearth and home. I can hear the pulsing heart of these emerald isles, rich with spirit and history, the tales of the land rising like morning’s mist from a still, silent lake. I conduct rituals to honour nature, to deepen the connection to this land upon which I live, to the skies above and the universe in its whirling round. I dance in the circle of firelight, humming gently in the twilight, creating, sustaining and nurturing the threads of connection to life around me.
I am a Druid, working alone and as a priest for my community. I am a former Trustee of The Druid Network, now their media co-ordinator and have studied with Emma Restall Orr and the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids. I have a BA Hons English Language and Literature degree. I am the director and co-founder of Druid College UK.
I am an author, writing mostly about the Druid tradition. I have written many books, including the bestselling The Awen Alone: Walking the Path of the Solitary Druid. For more details on my published works, please see the Books section.
I am also the Director of Gypsy Dreams Belly Dance. I regularly teach classes and workshops, performing throughout East Anglia either solo or with Lilith Dreaming and Gypsy Dreams Belly Dance (founder of both). I am also a poet, singer and artist.
I moved to the UK in 1998, and have fallen in love with this land, its history and beauty. Inspired by nature, I find peace in the twilight hours, where the setting sun and soft stillness create a temple to nature.
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