Celtic Sun Worship

It seems like virtually every ancient culture indulged in sun-worship at some point. But did the Irish? Or more specifically, the early Celtic settlers in Ireland? The Irish don't seem to have had a particular god or goddess of the sun, or a name for the sun as a deity. Lugh has sometimes been seen … Continue reading Celtic Sun Worship

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Out of the Corner of My Eye

Did you ever have the experience of thinking you see something out of the corner of your eye, but when you turn to look, it’s not there? And yet everytime you look away, you could swear it’s back, just at the edge of your vision, taunting you, daring you to look again and catch it? … Continue reading Out of the Corner of My Eye

I’m Not Over You Yet

That’s right, still deep in the throes of my obsession with the movie “The Eagle.” Maybe I shouldn’t admit that publicly, but to hell with the naysayers. This movie got more than it’s fair share of scathing comments on the internet, and while I can see it’s not the greatest thing ever filmed, neither is … Continue reading I’m Not Over You Yet

No Cure for Curiosity

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. -- Dorothy Parker Oh Ms. Parker, how I wuv you. As if I don't have enough to do and never enough time to do it, my latest fascination is ancient Rome, pre-Celtic Ireland and Britain, and trying to learn Latin. And you know … Continue reading No Cure for Curiosity