Tag Archives: Samhain

TCS: More Music for All Hallow’s Eve

Good Morning! Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a comment. … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: CAILLE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD In Celtic mythology, the Hag is called the Cailleach, the ‘veiled one’ meaning ‘veiled in mystery.’ There’s a caille between the world of mortals and the ‘otherworld’ of the Aos Sí, also called the Sith or Sidhe, … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: APPARITION

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Samhain or Samhuin (SAH-win or SOW-in – rhymes with cow) was the first day of the new year in the ancient Celtic calendar, the beginning of the “darker half” of the year. Samhain is Irish Gaelic. … Continue reading

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