Traditions

Midvinterblot – Winter Solstice celebration 2015

Yesterday it was time for my yearly Midvinterblot (Winter Solstice) celebration. However pagan that may sound, my celebration has little to do with sacrificing pigs, horses, humans and hanging them up in trees… The only thing I hung up in a tree was a gift for the birds in the woods. For me [...]

22nd December 2015

Decorations for the holiday season

Decorations for the anti-christmas freak As you might know from my earlier posts, I’m not the typical celebrator of Christmas. For several years I avoided it almost completely, but I have found my way to build up some traditions of my own that make sense to my (slightly complicated) world [...]

1st December 2015

God Jul

As a breaker of traditions for many years I finally started missing the food and get together with family around this time of year. I rarely buy any gifts and for me it has absolutely nothing to do with Christianity. We have a Christmas tree this year, but that’s also something that has [...]

24th December 2014

A new year has begun

Yesterday I focused on spending time with my friends instead of being by the computer. I was happy to see that several were happy to participate in the small ritual that I usually perform on the winter solstice. Each person who wanted to take part was asked to write their wishes for the coming year [...]

22nd December 2014