Imbolc candlemas Candles at St Giles Cathedral edinburgh

La Féill Bríd – snakes, fire and lustration in midwinter.

Summer is coming, everyone is rushing around, readying for spring activity. Brid is coming. Must be busy. I find it exhausting at this time of year and in this climate to be thinking this is the start of action. I need more time. I’m definitely not in any rush. The emphasis of this festival is…