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Druids Down Under National Gathering – Eisteddfod

I am the stones, the earth and the bones… I wasn’t sure what to expect upon arrival, but I was soon overwhelmed by the feeling of familiarity. I felt like I had come home. The natural debris of fallen leaves and pine needles upon the ground beneath the towering eucalypts and pines tried to hide… Continue reading Druids Down Under National Gathering – Eisteddfod

Bardic Writings · Celebrating the Sabbats · For the Gods

Assuming their Roles – a Beltane story

A new tradition of mine is forming – each year I write a short story to read out at the Beltane gathering, hosted by Gliding Seal Events (and unlike last year, this year I had to confidence to read this story aloud!) This year’s gathering as come and gone, and I had an absolute blast! It’s such an… Continue reading Assuming their Roles – a Beltane story

Around the Cauldron · Bardic Writings · The Pagan Experience 2015

Leaving the Forest (the Myrddin)

[Inspired by my current study of Avalonian Witchcraft, this is a very short story written specifically for this week’s topic at The Pagan Experience: Earth – The word “earth” has multiple meanings. What does it mean to you? How do you use its definitions to support your work?] Leaving the Forest (the Myrddin) © BookofEucalypt.com Stepping out of the… Continue reading Leaving the Forest (the Myrddin)

Bardic Writings · For the Gods · Guided Imagery · Pagan Blog Project 2014

The Witch that Danced Upon the Shore (short story)

Hail to the wind that blows Alive beneath the wings of crows Blessed be the mighty force of nature ~ Force of Nature, Sharon Knight The Witch that Danced Upon the Shore (c) Cara Fenton @ Book of Eucalypt 2014. Alone she stood on the shore, facing out to the water, watching the full moon rise above and… Continue reading The Witch that Danced Upon the Shore (short story)

Around the Cauldron · Bardic Writings · Celebrating the Sabbats · Pagan Blog Project 2014

When the veil lifted

My stomach was fluttering like crazy – that mixed feeling of “I’m so nervous I’m about to throw up” and “oh please let me have the strength to come out and say it.” I had to wait to make sure all the children were in bed. Nerves were heightened as I worried about what they… Continue reading When the veil lifted