Bow Before the Power of the Onion and Despair!

Lalani Matheson AOR The onion. We all know it. Probably the most common vegetable for cooking, from raw slices on our hamburgers to the powder we season the meat with. It also seems to fall into the category of either loved unconditionally or loathed completely.

Tafl: The Game of the Gods

By Mark Puryear The game of Tafl, “Tables,” or Hnefatafl, “King’s Tables,” is an ancient pastime that was played by our ancestors as far back as 400 AD, until it was superseded by chess around 1000 A.D.

The Return of Self Reliance

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By Jennifer H AOR Self Reliance is one of our NNV. We can be self reliant in any number of areas. However, I would like to take a moment to speak with you about the importance of self reliance in one of the most basic areas of humans existence. Food.

Idun Project Southeast London - Lessons and Results from First Year.

by Hengest OR I have not posted about my allotment since Jim C wrote a report about it way back in August 2010 so I thought I would share some of what I have learned in that time.

Temporary Temples

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by Eowyn OR There are times in our lives when wyrd plunges us into some very difficult circumstances. So when synchronicities suggest that you do something, which ostensibly is going to contribute to their deepening, one questions the sanity of the decision! Such has been my situation with practically no income to replenish my dwindling reserves. So when synchronicity tapped me on the shoulder and showed me an opportunity to fulfil an ambition to visit and experience the energies of a couple of crop circles, I had the most seriously sombre conversation with my inner Bag lady! Happily, the loopy lady consented with a toothy grin- and is still smiling manically!

Live - Breathe - Grow

Our ancestors were not just warriors - in fact many people mistakenly believe Odinism to be purely a warrior religion. Although there is a strong warrior aspect to Odinism, one of the key areas in which our ancestors thrived was in agriculture.

My Potato Project; The Importance of "Organic"

A great video by a young lady by the name of Elise showing how a simple experiment can show the extent that even foods we might consider natural are tampered with and polluted by agrochemicals.

Earth Day Healing Rite

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Planet Earth is a living, breathing entity. We have all at some point in our schooling come across the subject of geography, which describes Earth's terrain in terms of Her structure- mountains, continents, rivers, rocks and so forth. This is her skeleton.

2nd International Guardians Weekend

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This year we a repeating this event and we would like as many Hearth’s, individuals and friends of the OR as possible to get involved and plan an activity or activities for some time over the designated weekend.

Odinic Ritual: The meaning and need for Dance

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During the Fylfot Hearth’s Yule celebrations last year, I was talking to Hengest OR about the Morris Dance I had been learning over the past few months, and about how many of those who dance it today do not see any ritual significance to it,…

Preparing for a new growing season

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It's that time of year when I need to start preparing things for the new growing season. It was going to be a few hours down on the allotment planting raspberry canes but the skies looked ominous and there was rain starting to fall. So I decided…

Delamere Litter Pick.

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Today some members of Frey's Beacon OR Hearth met up in Delamere forest for a litter pick. Those present were Neil AOR, Aidan, Sean and myself. We were also joined by Pat and her daughter Sally, who although not Odinist, wanted to help clean up this beautiful Forest.