There are Drum Songs...
There are drum songs which reach out to many Joining hearts, driving herds There are drum songs which reach up to the sky Built of wild cries and chanted words There are drum songs which slowly move us Shake us - soul and bone And there are drum songs which quietly hold us When are hearts feel far from home. LD 2015
What's Lugh got to do with it?
Happy Lughnasadh. I thought I'd share a little of the story behind this painting which I created of Lugh a few years ago after a visit to some wonderful sacred sites in Ireland. I stayed in Teltown, County Meath, which is the legendary home of the Lughnasadh funerary games. These games happened in August at Lughnasadh, the first harvest of the summer. It may seem strange to us to mix funerals and games, however the Irish have always known how to celebrate and the deities of t