Heather and Ogham

The only thing still fighting the winter blues in the Upon Reflection Garden is the Heather. In its honour here are some facts about this plant and its thousands of literary and mythological references.

- In Celtic mythology, the Heather plant was associated with regeneration, the passage of death into new life
- The scent of [...]

The Little Giant Encylopedia of Runes

Just a quick review of a teeny wee reference book on Runes…

Pros
- Lots of information on the Runes and on Rune Casting
- Has a great section on dream incubation with runes, i.e. dealing with daily problems during sleep.
- Great as an introduction for a novice, but also handy as a reference guide for experienced casters.
- [...]

Celtic Tree Mysteries: Secrets of the Ogham – Book Review

Most authors approach the subject of Ogham either as a complex language or a set of mathematical features, but Steve Blamires gears this book more towards the magical and ritual history and use of these Celtic symbols. The book aims to cover the subject on both a physical and spiritual level, offering more practical [...]