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THE FALLOW WAY: MIDWINTER’S DAY

Now is the Winter Solstice — Midwinter’s Day — the coming of Great Yule. This is the time when the Yin energies of the universe — which seemed to our ancestors to overwhelm the earth with dark and cold — … Continue reading

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IT’S ABOUT TIME: THE HOKKU YEAR

The seasons are very important to hokku. ┬áBut when we look a bit closer, we find we have both formal and natural calendars: The old traditional European calendar — now a formal calendar — was divided into four seasons, each … Continue reading

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