Tag Archives: Solstice

Almanac: Legend of the Oak King

The legend of the Oak King hits me right in the feels with every read. In many Celtic-based traditions of neopaganism, there is the enduring legend of the battle between the Oak King and the Holly King. These two mighty … Continue reading

Posted in Holiday Season, Lifestyle/Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Winter Solstice

What is the Winter Solstice? The word “solstice” is derived from two Latin words: sol (“sun) and sistere (“to stand still”). So, basically, the solstice is the time when the sun stands still. Speaking in astronomical terms, solstice is the … Continue reading

Posted in Edmonton, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment