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Oct 25, 2023Liked by Kristin Haakenson, Dixie Dillon Lane

Brilliant. Thank you. I’ll add the Sea God Shony. In Ness on the Isle of Lewis, Xians made an offering (ale) to Shony to request a plentiful supply of seaweed. Hebridean crofters use seaweed ( to this day) as a fertiliser I cook with seaweed so I love this ritual. The Presbyterians stopped the event.

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Oct 25, 2023Liked by Kristin Haakenson, Dixie Dillon Lane

Thanks for this. And truly appreciate the inclusion of my post

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Oct 25, 2023Liked by Kristin Haakenson, Dixie Dillon Lane

Great! Yesterday I downloaded Kristin's recipe for soul cakes, and I intend to make it with ale (made by Trappist monks obviously) and sherry. Will post the results in due course.

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Oct 25, 2023Liked by Kristin Haakenson, Dixie Dillon Lane

May I also suggest readers 'google' the live at Durham Cathedral video of Sting performing his version of "Soul Cakes," from his album If on a Winter's Night... It is brilliant! Oh...and since I'm old, I still use the term *album* quite confidentially. ♡

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Oct 25, 2023Liked by Kristin Haakenson, Dixie Dillon Lane

Oooo gonna save this to read later with a hot cuppa something!

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Oct 25, 2023Liked by Kristin Haakenson, Dixie Dillon Lane

So honored to be included among so many great resources! I hope everyone is looking forward to celebrating (in whatever way you do!) next week.

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Oct 26, 2023Liked by Kristin Haakenson, Dixie Dillon Lane

This was a great mini-issue! I would love any more suggestions of hallowtide music to add to our playlist. Already added both versions of Soul Cake mentioned here and in the comments, both of which were new to me!

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Oct 29, 2023Liked by Kristin Haakenson, Dixie Dillon Lane

Wonderful post! Just loved it!

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Oct 29, 2023Liked by Kristin Haakenson, Dixie Dillon Lane

What a beautiful collection! Thank you for this!

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Oct 30, 2023Liked by Kristin Haakenson, Dixie Dillon Lane

Can someone write an Ode to Homemade Costumes? Or point me to it, if already done, thanks!

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