As the days of early summer move inexorably towards the Solstice, life at Bealtaine Cottage takes on a brilliant energy.
Everything is growing!
There’s a bench in my garden, shaded by many beautiful trees, near to the lower pond, where I enjoy sitting alone, as early in the morning as I can manage… to simply be.
“I can’t get enough of watching the bees and trying to imagine how they experience the abundance of, say, a blue Campanula blossom, the dizzy light pulsing, every fibre of being immersed in the flower. …”
~ Mary Rose O’Reilly
Moments of such silence are overlaid with birdsong, a joy-filled backdrop to the main stage, where images manifest peace.
Flowers growing out from gravel and roses creating miracles from old tyres, are as much a part of Midsummer madness here at Bealtaine as some of the ancient celebrations themselves!
“I know a bank where…
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