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Writer of spiritual, paranormal and historical fiction and non-fiction. http://hannah-spencer-author.weebly.com
Writer of spiritual, paranormal and historical fiction and non-fiction. http://hannah-spencer-author.weebly.com

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The Hunter's Moon
The full moon of October is often called the Hunter's Moon. Like the Harvest Moon of September, it rises unusually close to sunset so offers much-needed light for those out hunting. But there is more to it than that. October is the traditional start of the ...
The Hunter's Moon
The Hunter's Moon
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The Harvest Moon
The full moon closest to the autumn equinox is known as the Harvest Moon. Due to the tilt of the earth's axis, it rises an hour earlier than normal, giving on clear nights a near unbroken period of light. For those rural people working desperately into the ...
The Harvest Moon
The Harvest Moon
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Lughnasash
The first of August is the Celtic festival of Lughnasadh, now anglicised to Lammas. Falling midway between the summer solstice and the autumn equinox, it marks the traditional start of the harvest season, when plants are gathered, seeds are set and the futu...
Lughnasash
Lughnasash
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The Mother's Moon
The full moon of May is often known as the Flower Moon or Mother's Moon. It is the month where the Earth flourishes. Plants, animals and insects all come into their prime as summer approaches, and the Earth changes from her Maiden form to her Mother form. T...
The Mother's Moon
The Mother's Moon
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Beating the Bounds
Rogation Sunday, around 25th April, is a little marked date today. It stems from the Latin rogare, meaning 'to move' or 'to ask for.' It involved circulating the parish bounds and asking for a bountiful year. Crosses were carried, along with green boughs to...
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Beating the Bounds
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The Easter Bunny
People often wonder what the rabbit has to do with Easter.  The answer is actually nothing; it is in fact a relic of a far older spring festival which Easter has replaced. This is  associated with the spring equinox marked in many cultures worldwide.  In Eu...
The Easter Bunny
The Easter Bunny
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April Fool's Day
How many of you were caught out this morning? Well, if you were, take consolation in the fact that you're just one in a series spanning hundreds of years. The first reference to April Fool's Day is in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales in 1392. It is a custom which...
April Fool's Day
April Fool's Day
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Day of the Fool
How many of you were caught out this morning? Well, if you were, take consolation in the fact that you're just one in a series spanning hundreds of years. The first reference to April Fool's Day is in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales in 1392. It is a custom which...
Day of the Fool
Day of the Fool
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Mother's Day
The modern institution of Mother's Day is an American invention of the early 1900s, but the older custom of Mothering Sunday, on which it is based, was a custom originating in the Easter tradition. Mothering Sunday is the fourth Sunday in Lent, falling shor...
Mother's Day
Mother's Day
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The Seed Moon
The full moon of March is often called the Seed Moon. The days are lengthening, the soil is warming up, and the Earth and everything on it is thinking of the new season. Farmers and gardeners get ready to plant their seeds, and those sown wild are beginning...
The Seed Moon
The Seed Moon
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