Five things I learnt from Spellbound

On Saturday I went to the Spellbound exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.  The tag line for the exhibition is ‘Magic, ritual and witchcraft’ and it certainly covers all of those areas but it also looks more deeply at what it means to ‘think magically’. I originally wrote this post as a kind of … Continue reading Five things I learnt from Spellbound

Summer Solstice – Celebrating Light

In the Northern hemisphere the summer solstice occurs on Thursday 21st June  this year when the sun will be at its furthest point north in its annual cycle around the Earth. In the UK, that will actually be at 11:07. It’s the time of the longest day and the shortest night but it’s also one … Continue reading Summer Solstice – Celebrating Light