Tag Archives: Imbolc

Of Sunlight and Shadow

It’s the burning question everyone living in a northern clime wants to know this time each year (and if the question burned a little more, it might actually keep us warm): when will this blasted winter end? The winter of … Continue reading

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Tasting All the Food

In the freezer, the blueberry stock from last August is running low, as are the petite brownie bites and ham from the holidays. In the cupboard, the jars of dried lemon verbena and oregano leaves from the garden are nearly … Continue reading

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Got Milk?

Through the wet and the cold, buds are swelling on bush and tree. The willows are sending out new shoots and the days are lengthening. It’s the beginning of the end of winter in Ireland and food stores of grain … Continue reading

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