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Midsummer celebration

We went to a midsummer Blót, these days more of a maypole style festival than the original blood sacrifice (incidentally also related to the origin of the word 'bless'...to mark with blood). Quite a number of us collected and we wandered off into the woods to find a clearing where we could erect the 'maypole' and dance around it. It was quite an honour to be invited to such an event, and an interesting insight into modern interpretations of Norse traditions.

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