Beltane Musings

Hello! I’ve returned after a hiatus, and today I’m at the end of a lovely retreat to the English countryside, to do some writing and connect with friends. Yesterday I spent the afternoon of Beltane Eve at the Rollrights, a neolithic stone circle situated near some beautiful villages in a valley in Oxfordshire, not far from the city of Banbury. My friend and writing partner Hannah and I discovered there was a handfasting with about 200 attendees at the circle itself when we arrived, and while a woman taking part assured us we we were welcome, and could stay for the Beltane circle afterwards, we made our way to the Whispering Knights, a small group of stones about a quarter mile away.

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