Happy Bealtaine Eve from Bealtaine Cottage … and me. Colette shares some lovely photos and history of Beltaine/Beltane. I’m excited to plant some of the lunaria seeds that arrived from Beltaine Cottage. A hint of Ireland in Goshen …
The rain taps on the cottage roof as the Eve of Bealtaine draws in.
All the dry, warm weather is ended abruptly with heavy, rhythmic rain.
This Summer’s Eve will be freshened with Atlantic rain and the dry earth will release scents of green…yes, indeed, colour has a scent!
Bealtaine is the oldest festival in all of Europe and was historically celebrated on the Hill of Uisneach in County Westmeath.
This ancient ceremonial hill was, and remains, a sacred place and one of the most significant places of ancient ritual in all of Ireland.
This was the home of the…
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