A is for Ancestral Land

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Ancestral land is also important. Excellent blog about practicing away from the land of your People.

weald and wold

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Anyone who’s glanced through this blog will know that this is a subject crucial to my Craft and very close to my heart.  I’m an Englishman abroad, and many times it feels like being in exile in a magical sense.

I always knew I had a deep connection to my native land; it was the core of my Craft, at the times I was aware of it and in the darker times.  But I never expected, when I moved to Quebec to live with my wife (a decision I cannot regret <3), how deeply it would strike at the heart of my practice and my self.

I had moved within England previously, and the first time I was uprooted from my family’s land I had what I thought then was a bad crisis of disconnection – and that was maybe three hundred miles north.  I found magical landscapes of…

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