It is believed that the origins of Halloween may probably be found in an ancient, pre-Christian Celtic festival which honoured the dead. The Celts divided their year into four major holidays and according to this calendar, the year began on a day which now corresponds to November 1st on the modern calendar. Halloween History The […]
As we approach Halloween, it is unsurprising that our thoughts turn to scary spooks and menacing monsters, however, at the moment, vampires seem to be particularly popular. Halloween The time was when the main group of people who were fascinated by the toothy trouble makers were Goths but recently in Australia the academic world has […]
As winter takes its first tentative steps towards spring many folks prepare to celebrate Imbolc (sometimes called Imbolg), or St Brigid’s Day. This is a Celtic festival marking the beginning of spring and it is often celebrated on 1st or 2nd of February.