Tuesday 16 June 2020

News: Solstice, Paganism & a Historic Wise Woman

Here are some links to a few recent news stories about the Summer Solstice, paganism and witchcraft folklore:

"Coronavirus Scotland: Pagans urged to avoid visiting two Scots isle stone circles on summer solstice" - story at The Scottish Sun: https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/5698892/pagans-summer-solstice-lewis-orkney-coronavirus/

"'Please don't travel' to Stonehenge warning ahead of summer solstice" - story at Somerset Live: https://www.somersetlive.co.uk/whats-on/whats-on-news/stonehenge-summer-solstice-dont-travel-4218335

"Moon Eats Venus, Creates ‘Solstice Ring Of Fire Eclipse’: What You Can See In The Night Sky This Week" - story at Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamiecartereurope/2020/06/14/moon-eats-venus-creates-solstice-ring-of-fire-eclipse-what-you-can-see-in-the-night-sky-this-week/#362beb8a7ede

"The pagan with dreams of creating an off-grid community in the Devon woods" - story at Devon Live: https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/pagan-dreams-creating-grid-community-4221070

"WEIRD NORFOLK: The wise woman of North Walsham who could repel the evil eye" - story at Eastern Daily Press: https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/weird-norfolk-witch-north-walsham-curse-1-6697448

The picture at the top shows the Ring of Brodgar.

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