Hugh has started a fun new Weekend Music Share feature on Hugh’s Views and News. This week’s theme is a song that says something about yourself. I don’t have much left of this particular quality, especially after trying to sort out my iTunes so it’s deep breath time….and time to practice having a little more patience!
Hugh has started a fun new Weekend Music Share feature on Hugh’s Views and News. This week features songs with a favourite instrument. On a visit to Stratford upon Avon quite a few years ago, this group of Native South Americans were playing their music in the street and we stopped to listen. The songs were beautiful, some with a haunting quality, the main instrument being the flute. I hadn’t seen or heard anything like it before. I bought a couple of cds and enjoy them still.
Hugh has started a fun new Weekend Music Share feature on Hugh’s Views and News Thought I’d join in with one of my favourite instrumentals ~ Albatross by Fleetwood Mac.
It was released as a single in 1968 and spent a week at No1 in the singles chart. It was re-released in 1973 and reached No2.
Blending reality, history and legend, about a time when women were considered as important as men, taking power in an oral society that worships the Goddess. A whole Celtic Druid world is laid out before us, incorporating beliefs, technology and the natural environment.
A Celtic boy, a beach scavenger, is pledged to the Learn, a life of endurance, a path to become sworn Druid: scholar and warrior. Young women and men progress, becoming Priests and Druidii. Friendship, affection, passion and care develop as novices mature, confidence emerging.
Seasonal battles of winter and summer bring rich festivals when seeds of men are taken by women in pleasure to prove fertility. Small damaged, hurt peoples on the margins of Celtic society blend in and out of vision. Continue reading