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”
My Samhain was a peaceful one this year but it almost didn’t feel like Halloween at all.
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.
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.
But the pumpkins have arrived, the leaves have started to fall and suddenly the cold and dark days have engulfed us, so that makes it time for Mabon.
Leaving out a lantern on the gate to guide wondering spirits home.