A few days before I took a trip up to the villages around Pendle Hill, these are some of the Halloween decorations from Downham. These are some of the pumpkins I found around my own village. Unfortunately, it hadn’t stopped raining for about three… Continue Reading “My Samhain 2021”
This year’s pumpkin picks. My picks from the field. This is inside the farm shop, the ones already picked from the field. Blessed Be )O(
This Samhain had a blue moon (the second full moon of the month.)
As I do every year I take a trip up to Pendle Hill around my birthday to visit Newchurch – in – Pendle and the witches shop.
My Samhain was a peaceful one this year but it almost didn’t feel like Halloween at all.
Mabon was special this year because the harvest moon (the nearest full moon to Autumn Equinox) was on Friday 13th.
As darkness began to descend it was time to get cosy in the back garden and light all the pumpkins.
For me there’s always something nostalgic about straw, pumpkins, candlelight and fire.
The small village of Newchurch in Pendle, which is a the foot of Pendle Hill and is home to the witches.
I find Samhain to be the most important teaching Sabbat of the year. You can learn about life, death and all the mysteries in between here.