Monthly Archive: December, 2012

Io Saturnalia!

Is how we celebrate Christmas down to the Romans? It could well be… Did the Romans invent Christmas? “Io Saturnalia!” Two thousand years ago this was the seasonal greeting which would have chimed… Continue reading

Analysis: Witches and pagans

The words ‘pagan’ and ‘witch’ have meant different things to different people throughout history. Pagan is a catch-all term for pre-Christian religions. Modern Paganism is based on a revival of some of these.… Continue reading

Pagan beliefs: nature, druids and witches

Thousands of pagans travel to Stonehenge every year to celebrate the Summer and Winter solstices   Almost 57,000 people in England and Wales identify themselves as Pagan, according to the 2011 census, making… Continue reading