Sunday, February 22, 2015

Interview on The Wild Hunt Blog about the Australian Sabbats

Effect of the Sampson Flat bush fire
(January 2015)
It was a great honour to be recently interviewed by Cosette Paneque for the "Around the World" section offered by The Wild Hunt blog, and being able to share some of my thoughts and views on the often confusing Wheel of the Year from the perspective of being south of the Equator.
One of the comments raised queried why the insistence of "shoehorning" a "Northern European Winter Orientated Agricultural belief system into a Land that has hardly seen Agriculture and doesn't have as harsh winters"? 

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Update: Call of the God

Pan (artist unknown)
Io Pan ! Io Pan ! Come over the sea
From Sicily and from Arcady !
Roaming as Bacchus, with fauns and pards
And nymphs and styrs for thy guards,
On a milk-white ass, come over the sea
To me, to me, ...
With the submission date now having passed, the somewhat arduous task awaits for me in sifting though the numerous submissions received both by email as well as Facebook message, sending off appropriate "permissions to publish" and then attempting to collate the essays, poems, artwork and stories into some form of order that will take the reader on a journey through a rather testosterone inspired smorgasbord of devotion and maybe even discovery.