Medieval witches made flying ointments they smeared on broomsticks to help them fly to their sabbaths. Many herbs used as ingredients for flying ointments are poisonous and hallucinogenic plants.
Many singer-songwriters and musicians hailed as geniuses have become believers in mainstream religions. Prince, Cat Stevens, Bob Dylan and Dolly Parton are all examples. What causes this?
English Heritage is introducing an alcohol ban and car park charge for Summer Solstice at Stonehenge. Druid leader King Arthur Pendragon opposes the ban and charge, calling it a "Pay to Pray" policy.
Rock star Neil Young is a celebrity who walks his talk with efforts to "go Green." He sings about the environment and drives a hybrid car. He uses alternative fuel sources and is a pioneer.
Neill Morgan was better known as Pixi Morgan. A singer, songwriter and skilled musician he had many other talents and lived an adventurous and very varied life.
Paris the capital of France has very many attractions, making it a popular tourist destination. Paris changes with the seasons so what is it like in the autumn in this French city?
Ancient herbalists like Culpeper classified herbs under different astrological rulers, e.g. herbs of Mars had characteristics of the God of War. Herbs of the Sun, Moon and Planets is a new book.
Aspartame is an artificial sweetener said to be toxic and also known as E951. Acesulfame K, another possibly harmful sweetener is known as E950. Ingredient labeling often lists them as E951 and E950
Legendary Canadian singer-songwriter and rock guitarist Neil Young to release a new album - The Monsanto Years - in protest against the global giant. He also targets Starbucks in his protest.
Old age is not a typical subject for a pop song but many singer-songwriters, including Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, Cat Stevens, Kevin Rowland and Kevin Ayers have written songs about being old.
Many people enjoy foraging for free food from the countryside and there are many wild plants that can be looked for that grow by the sea and at the top of beaches.
The word hippie means a person who is a part of a sub-culture that began in the 1960s. Hippies are cultural dissenters who seek freedom and want to change the world. Peace and love are hippie ideals
Swanbridge is between Penarth and Barry on the South Wales coast and it is very close to Sully Island. It also has a haunted pub known as the Captain's Wife where several ghosts have been sighted.
There are many species of flower that besides looking good taste good too and are perfectly edible. Many edible flowers grow in the garden.
Monarch butterflies that have migrated to Mexico have hit an all-time low in numbers. This beautiful insect is suffering threats to its survival in the US but there are ways of helping the butterflies
In the wake of Fukushima and the past Chernobyl disaster many people worldwide fear the dangers of radiation but is radioactivity as dangerous as it is claimed or is there a lot of scaremongering?
Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard included teachings about Space Opera and an evil dictator known as Xenu of the Galactic Confederacy in the Advanced Level materials of the religion.
Boy George came to fame many years back as the gender-bender singer for Culture Club but he has recently reinvented himself and is back with a new album, single and image.
HubPages has been doing its best as a revenue sharing site and people need to know what is needed to create successful Hubs. Engagement is vitally important to get the traffic.
EasyJet is the name of a well known airline and the name gives the impression that their flights are easy to use, however, a recent flight from Tenerife to the UK was anything but. It was diverted.
"Fab" means fabulous and a new company has been set up called Fabrooms. It is an innovative concept for interior design and shopping for furniture and accessories on the Internet.
There are medicinal herbs and culinary herbs and herb gardening has become very popular in recent years. Many people like to grow common species like sage and thyme for use in their cooking.
Tartan designs are bold and make the viewer think of Scotland where tartan has been traditionally used in men's kilts. Tartan was used successfully by the 1970s boy band the Bay City Rollers.
Dr Who is a very popular TV science fiction series but what is perhaps not so well known is that one of its best screenwriters came from Cardiff in Wales. Terry Nation created the Daleks.
Denim blue jeans have been fashionable for very many years and denim jackets and other items of clothing made from the fabric have proved popular too. Faded denim or used denim are in fashion as well.
If you think of the 1960s Flower Power era then the kaftan will come to mind as a popular item of clothing for hippies and Flower Children. It was ethnic and had connections with India and the East.
The sitar is an Indian musical instrument that was very popular in the world of Pop in the late 1960s. Bands like The Beatles used it and Indian classical musician Ravi Shankar taught George Harrison.
Avatar is a blockbuster science fiction movie directed by James Cameron. It is an epic set on a moon called Pandora where blue-skinned aliens called Na'vi live. Chinese mountains inspired the sets.
Amanda Knox is an American woman who was charged with and convicted of murder that was committed when she was living in Italy. Her case became the subject of at least eight True Crime books.
Spillers Records is a famous record shop in Cardiff. It gets its fame from being the oldest record shop in the whole world. It is an important part of the South Wales music scene.
Alex Collier is famous for being a self-proclaimed alien contactee who says he has had many meetings with beings from Andromeda. But are his claims true?
Why colouring your beard or moustache with a hair dye is a good idea for men who want to stand out from the crowd?
Mermaids are half-fish and half-woman legendary beings of fairy stories and myth but is their any basis in reality for reports and beliefs about them?
Crazy colour hair dyes help you stand out from the crowd and have fun. Many pop stars and celebs dye their hair like this and the hair dyes became popular in the Punk Rock era. Directions and Crazy Colour are two popular brands of semi permanent hair dye.
Tenerife in the Canary Islands has a lot more to offer besides its beaches and tourist resorts. The island is a paradise for people who enjoy walking in the countryside and climbing mountains.
Monarch butterflies are a very well known butterfly but their numbers have declined due to several reasons including pesticides, habitat destruction and Climate Change. The insects need milkweed.
People keep predicting the end of the world but it never happens. 21 December 2012 was the end of the Mayan calendar but nothing more.
There are many revenue sharing websites but HubPages really is one of the best. It is a site where you can make money by writing and publishing articles. The Google Panda update caused problems.
New changes at HubPages have caused a system where hubs can be featured or not. Of course, we all want our hubs to be the featured ones so we get the traffic but what can be done to achieve this?
We all want our hubs to be featured and to make money from them so we need as much traffic as possible. We also need to know what subjects are the best ones to write about here.
HubPages brought in a system of making Hubs 'Idle' and later changed this to mean that they are not featured. Some subjects are more likely to get idled than others.
The Bible warns that before Armageddon there will be false Christs claiming to be Jesus. David Shayler, Vissarion the Siberian Jesus and Leo Zagami are three self-proclaimed messiahs.
King Arthur is a legendary character but today there is a man who claims to be his reincarnation. Arthur Uther Pendragon is a druid, an activist and ecowarrior and there is a book published about him.
Patrick McGoohan is probably best known for his role as Number Six in the cult TV series The Prisoner. Set in "The Village" , in each episode McGoohan tries in vain to escape.
Facebook social networking website keeps making changes but users find that these changes often cause them problems.
The song Raga Rock is based in part about the story of Lord Krishna and the Gopi cowgirls.
Girl Singer is a song by Steve Andrews aka Bard of Ely.
Many big cats such as the tiger are in danger but so too is the much smaller Iberian Lynx that comes from Spain and Portugal.
Many people believe conspiracy theorists like David Icke and Alex Jones are telling the truth and that a sinister plot by the Illuminati exists, but how much of the material they talk about is real?
I don't know about you but I get so tired of waiting for so many things. Usually I find myself in this situation because I am dependent on other people, dependent on them for money. I so often find myself in the crazy and frustrating situation of...
The Kogi Mamas, the leaders of a Pre-Columbian tribe from Columbia, have warned the world will end if we do not change our ways. Their words are backed up by American Indian prophesy.
Jungle Love is a pop song by Steve Andrews aka Bard of Ely. It was originally released as part of Meltdown The Album and got reviewed in Q magazine.
The YouBloom Music Awards was a song contest where fans could vote for songs online. Bard of Ely's song Real Love and Communication was an entry. Bob Geldof was one of the judges.
Drought spells trouble for farmers anywhere but in Tenerife droughts in winter are very unexpected. So the lack of rainfall in the winter of 2011 and 2012 was a real nightmare for farmers.
Bob Geldof, who came to fame as singer for the Boomtown Rats thinks Bard of Ely's song Mañana needs John Otway-style production. The song was in the YouBloom Music Awards in 2012.
Puerto Colon in the south of Tenerife is a very popular resort chosen by holiday-makers coming to the Canary Islands.
The Gibe III Dam which is being built in Ethiopia, threatens the way of life of thousands of tribal people in the Omo River Valley.
The Belo Monte Dam threatens to destroy rain-forest and the ways of life of thousands of people who depend on the River Xingu.
Andrew Basiago claims to have been teleported to Mars where he saw Barack Obama who was part of a Mars Colony training programme.
For many years the question of if there is life on Mars has been asked. Many people that evidence exists showing that buildings and life forms can be seen. There is talk of a secret Mars Colony.
The red fly agaric mushroom is spotted with white and hallucinogenic if eaten. It is thought to be the inspiration for the clothes that Father Christmas wears.
If you don't know much about tropical fish you probably think that a barb is a hooked spike that could do some damage, and indeed such barbs exist, and this is one use for the word. There are fish species with barbels or whiskers around their mouths...
Catfish get their name because most species have whiskers on their mouths. Correctly referred to as barbels these organs are used to help them find food and as sense organs. There are very many species of catfish that are kept by tropical fish...
Amarilla Bay is a housing complex in the Costa del Silencio resort in the south of Tenerife. It has a Yellow Mountain that is a landmark for the area and of interest to naturalists and walkers.
Livebearers, or live-bearers as it is also written, are a large group of mainly freshwater tropical fish in the Poeciliidae. They are technically speaking live-bearing tooth-carp but what stands out about them all is the ability they have to give...
Gouramis are very many species of popular tropical fish that are a bit different because the males make nests of bubbles. Gouramis can breathe air and are a type of labyrinth fish.
Alex Collier is famous for being a self-proclaimed alien contactee who says he knows beings from Andromeda. But is what he says true? Why does he quote Ralph Waldo Emerson as words of an alien?
Christmas is coming and an ideal flower for the Festive Season is the Poinsettia. Its red bracts match the colour of the clothes Father Christmas wears.
Kuhli loaches are small eel-like fish that scavenge on the bottom. They have contrasting colours of pale orange and blackish or dark brown and this adds to their popularity as tropical fish.
C.S. Lewis is probably most famous for the series of books for children that he wrote collectively known as The Chronicles of Narnia. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the best known of these.
Axolotls are werid Mexican salamanders that never grow up. They reproduce while still in the tadpole stage. They have been thought of as the Peter Pan of the animal kingdom.
Live food is essential for getting tropical fish in top condition and when breeding them. Tubifex worms, daphnia, bloodworms and mosquito larvae are all good examples of live food.
The Macleays Spectre is a massive species of stick insect that comes from Australia. It is often kept as a pet and by insect collectors.
Cichlids are a large family of tropical fish and the Keyhole Cichlid (Cleithracara maronii) is very aptly named because it has a dark blackish marking on the side of its light-brown body that looks just like a keyhole. The Keyhole Cichlid is a...
Floating plants are aquatic flowering plants and ferns that, as their name suggests, float! This makes them really useful additions to the aquarium or for ponds. Water Lettuce (Pistia stratiotes) is an example of such a plant species but there are...
Betta splendens the Siamese Fighting fish has very beautiful fins in the males of the species. It is a very popular tropical fish and has been selectively bred into some fantastic colours and forms.
Bumblebee Gobies are small tropical fish that are popular and attractive due to the black stripes they have on their yellow or orange-yellow bodies. This colouration is of course where they get their name from and they are often simply called...
Paradise fish and white cloud mountain minnows are two species commonly sold as tropical fish, although they can be kept in unheated aquariums and outside in the summer.
Spiny eels are various types of unusual tropical fish with long bodies like eels. They often hide under the sand or gravel in a tank. They need live food.
Tropical fish keeping is a very popular hobby for very many people and watching colourful fish in an attractive aquarium can be very therapeutic but there can be problems as well as pleasure.
The Dropouts is an autobiographical book by Steve Andrews aka Bard of Ely about his past as a hippie and drug user. It is another side to the 1960s and what happened to many in the counter culture.
El Medano is where all the windsurfers gather on the south coast of Tenerife in the Canary Islands.
I love bread, fresh bread with butter, bread and Marmite, bread and jam, bread to make sandwiches, but my bread eating days are over. If I cannot buy a loaf of bread without soya flour in the ingredients then I am not going to buy any bread at all! ...
The Butterfly Gardener is a book co-authored by Clive Farrell and the late Miriam Rothschild, and as its title suggests, it is about gardening to attract butterflies.
The late Miriam Rothschild was a member of the banking family but she became known for her work as a zoologist and botanist. She wrote a book all about the gardens owned by the Rothschilds.
Albert Torcaso is an American actor and also the host of Humanity Matters TV show.
Las Galletas means "the biscuits" in Spanish but it is the name of a popular resort in the south of Tenerife in the Canary Islands.
Raymond Deane has directed a new movie entitled Travail: Dawn of a New Daythat will appeal to conspiracy theorists and truth-seekers. Fans of action directors like Quentin Tarantino will enjoy this.
We are all expected to trust the drugs given out by vets just as we do with those prescribed by doctors but what happens when things go tragically wrong? All medications have side effects and some of these can be very serious, very serious indeed! ...
Tenerife South is the main resort area of this holiday destination in the Canary Islands. Los Cristianos and Las Americas are the first choice of many holiday-makers.
Kitchen sinks can easily get blocked but what happens if you cannot afford a plumber and all the D-I-Y solutions fail to unblock it?
Johnny Rotten's Still My Hero is a Pop song by Steve Andrews aka Bard of Ely. It is a tribute to John Lydon of PIL and the Sex Pistols.
The resort of Los Cristianos in Tenerife is a very popular holiday destination in the Canary Islands. It is near to Las Americas, alos very popular with tourists.
Jethro Tull are a progressive rock band fronted by singer and flute player Ian Anderson. They came to fame in the late 1960s with their hit Living In The Past.
Cynthia De Moss is an actress and media artist who appeared in We Live In Public, a film about Josh Harris.
William Bond has written extensively on the subject of matriarchy. He is a very good friend of Guru Rasa von Werder. He talks about his beliefs and theories and why women should run the world.
Laura Magdalene Eisenhower is a well known speaker who is known for talking about human life on Mars and the Mars Colony.
Kingfisher is a popular acoustic song by Steve Andrews aka Bard of Ely. It has been covered by busker Pixi Morgan.
Bard of Ely has had a number of paranormal experiences in his life including UFO sightings and the strange humming sound known as hummadruz. He has written an autobiographical account about them all.
Mañana is a song by Bard of Ely that was released on the DMMG Records independent label. The song also did well in the YouBloom Song Contest reaching the semi-finals and was judeged by Bob Geldof.
Poly Styrene was a singer-songwriter who came to fame in the Punk Rock and New Wave era. She fronted the band X-Ray Spex.
Harvest Home is a psychedelic rock song by the Bard of Ely that would appeal to Druids and pagans because it follows the Pagan Calendar to the Summer Solstice.
Madame Mazuni creates psychedelic artwork and very colourful designs. She is influenced by the 1960s, hippie fashions and American Indian traditions.
Goose barnacles are weird looking crustaceans that live in colonies attached to floating driftwood and other rubbish in the sea. They are often found on flotsam made of plastic.
Towards the end of summer and in early autumn, the large caterpillars of the common species of hawk moths may be found on trees and other food-plants in gardens and parks. They are some 3 inches or more long and carry a spike on their tails. They...
Hawkwind are a famous rock band who had a hit with Silver Machine. They are known as a Space-rock band. Bard of Ely has a number of links with Hawkwind and has worked with a former member.
How dangerous is the threat of radiation from the Fukushima disaster in Japan? There are many alarming reports in the mainstream and alternative media but is this just scaremongering?
Many years ago when I used to write for Magic Saucer (Junior UFO News) magazine I found out about the Gnome Reserve and its founder Ann Atkin. Ann's home for gnomes in Devon is still going strong and I thought it would make an interesting interview...
Kellie Everts came to fame as the "Stripper for God" and a female body-builder but has gone on to become known as the controversial Guru Rasa von Werder an outspoken campaigner for matriarchy.
oDesk is a popular website for finding freelance jobs and for employers to advertise for staff.
Organic foods have become very popular but are they really any better for your health? Is it worth paying extra for something that is organic?
Italia in Bocca is a popular restaurant and bar in San Marcos in Tenerife. It doesn't usually have live music but this can happen.
The Traveller Blues Band are one of the most successful acts playing on the live music circuit in Tenerife in the Canary Islands. They play classic rock and blues covers as well as their own songs.
Sex is natural and without sexual intercourse none of us would be here so why is this natural function thought of as taboo and why do so many people go without sex lives?
Markus Rothkranz is a man of many talents with a background in the film industry. Today he is known as an expert on Raw Foods and as a Motivational Speaker who talks about the Raw Vegan lifestyle.
I first heard about pinhole glasses many years ago in Nexus Magazine, a publication that looks at conspiracy theories, the paranormal, suppressed science, mysteries and alternative health therapies. I have to admit that the adverts I saw made me...
John Kohler is one of many people who have turned to a raw food vegan diet. He did this because he healed up from a life threatening disease.
Dr Stanley Bass is 92 and looking really good for his age as you can see in his videos. He is a man well worth listening to because he speaks from experience as well as having a wealth of knowlege he has otherwise gained. Dr Bass eats and...
Facebook social networking website keeps making changes that users are often not happy with. Myspace suffered from similar problems.
Tibet is a mysterious country high in the Himalayas. It is famous for its monasteries and Buddhist Lamas. Tibet is a very magical place so jewelry like Tibetan rings have a real fascination and charm.
Many people are searching for the elixir of life and looking for ways to live a long time. Bernando LaPallo has lived to 109 and says his key to a long life is his diet.
Teno Alto is a remote rural village in Tenerife's northwest. It is located high in the Teno Mountains.
Former Beatle John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono campaigned for peace and had a smash hit with their song Happy Xmas (War is over) in 1971.
Many pet owners think nothing of neutering their cats and dogs and micro-chipping is standard practice, but should we do these things to animals or is this hypocritical? What about animal culls?
David de Rothschild is an author, adventurer and environmentalist. He was nominated for the People's Choice Adventurer of the Year in 2010.
Jimi Hendrix is famous for his pioneering and experimental guitar playing. As a rock guitarist he used effects pedals to create the sounds he wanted. Hendrix used the wah-wah pedal and feedback.
Amateur and professional musicians need to think carefully about what instruments to buy, and for guitarists they need to consider if it is an acoustic or electric guitar they want, or a semi-acoustic
The Jew's Harp or Jaw Harp is a very strange and ancient musical instrument with a very distinctive sound. Also known as the Ozark harp it is associated with Country and Bluegrass music.
Handbags are fashionable and very useful and make excellent gifts for women. Handbags come in many styles and in a wide price range.
Mikey J is making a name for himself as a rapper and new star of the hip hop scene and genre of music.
Many people are concerned about the ingredients of toothpastes and do not want fluoride in the toothpaste they buy and use. There are a number of brands that do not have the substance in their pastes.
If you are looking for a cheap holiday in Tenerife or the Canary Islands or if you are searching for a property to rent or buy then Pete Bennett may be the man to contact.
Black Treacle is wonderful for making toffee and for using in many other recipes. Some people call it molasses.
White cloud is a weather forecasting term that conspiracy theorists may link with chemtrails. Whitecloud mountain minnows are a type of tropical fish.
The House Sparrow was once a very common bird in UK towns and cities but this is no longer the case and the species is now in danger. The House Sparrow's numbers have been declining fast.
In Malaysia, just like elsewhere the modern world, many species of wildlife are disappearing fast, and conservation measures are needed to prevent animals and plants from vanishing for good. Habitat destruction is a main part of the problem but...
Cardiff is the capital of Wales and among its many attractions are its parks. Bute Park is right by Cardiff Castle in the city centre.
Amarilla Bay is a popular part of the resosrt known as Costa del Silencio in Tenerife in the Canary Islands. There are many apartments in the housing complex there that overlooks the sea.
Sean Donovan is an artist and musician. He lives in Cardiff and is in the band Koradji.
Warminster in Wiltshire in the UK was once famous as a 'hot-spot' for UFO spotting. It was said that alien craft often could be seen there and sky-watches were held.
Ramsey Island is an island off the coast of West Wales. It is a nature reserve famed for its seabirds and is managed by the RSPB.
Wales is famous for many reasons and is visited by countless tourists. One of its main attractions is the number of Welsh castles all around the country. Cardiff the capital city has a castle.
There is an easy and cheap way to travel from Rosslare in Ireland all the way to Cardiff in South Wales. The Stena Line ferry goes from Rosslare to Fishguard and joins the train to Cardiff.
Hitchhiking or thumbing a lift has been a very cheap way of travelling for very many people but it certainly has its hazards and many a hitchhiker has had a lot of very bad experiences.
Ben Marble is a doctor who lives in the Mississippi area and saw first hand the effects of the BP Oil Spill. He talks frankly about it.
David de Rothschild is a celebrity and member of the wealthy Rothschild family but his fame and wealth didn't stop him getting into trouble in the Apple stores because he was barefoot at the time.
L. Ron Hubbard was a science fiction writer and the founder of the Scientology cult but he was also someone born under the Pisces birthsign. How typical of this Zodiac sign was he?
Welsh singer-songwriter the Bard of Ely has often been painted and sketched by artists and painters. There are a number of portraits and paintings of him that have been created by various artists.
Ryanair is a popular airline but how good is the company's service?
HubPages is a revenue sharing website where it is possible to make money by writing articles. It can certainly help with paying your bills.
Paypal is a useful site used by many but email messages are sent out pretending to be from the site but are actually a scam and an example of phishing.
Many people wonder how songs get written and what skills are needed to be a successful songwriter.
Steve Harley came to fame with hits he sang, wrote and performed with his band Cockney Rebel. He is a professional musician and singer-songwriter.
Captain Beefheart was a very famous rock star and artist well known for his theatrical image, bizarre lyrics and avant-garde and experimental songwriting.
Neil Diamond is a very famous singer and songwriter who has penned many hits for both himself and other acts in popular music.
David de Rothschild made international news in 2010 when he sailed a boat called The Plastiki across the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Sydney. The catamaran was made from 12,500 plastic bottles.
Roy Harper is a much acclaimed British singer-songwriter and guitarist who has worked with big names such as Kate Bush, Jimmy Page, Dave Gilmour and Paul McCartney.
Happiness is something we all look for and Facebook is a very popular social networking site where its users were asked what happiness meant to them.
Lammas is also known as Lughnasadh and is thought of as the first Harvest Festival coming as it does on August Eve. It is celebrated by pagans and druids.
Cardiff is the capital of Wales and a "must-see" if you are travelling to the country. Cardiff Bay and Cardiff Castle are highlights of a tour of the city.
Many people are worried about the problem of bees dying out caused by Colony Collapse Disorder. Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell warned about us losing the bees in her song Big Yellow Taxi.
The war on drugs continues but all over the world billions of people still use legal and illegal drugs.
In my late teens and 20s I got very involved in the drug-taking hippie culture and of course LSD or "acid" was amongst the substances I tried. I had both good and very bad experiences with this drug and eventually came to regard it as so powerful...
The Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica) is a real novelty that cannot fail to fascinate anyone who sees it in action because this plant moves quickly if touched. It is very aptly named and the slightest touch to its leaves will cause them to fold up...
The tribal people of the Omo River Valley in Ethiopia are famous for the way they decorate their bodies. Sadly their way of life is threatened by the Gibe III Dam.
John Trudell was famous for his work as an American Indian activist, singer-songwriter, poet and actor.
Dido is a singer-songwriter and pop star with many hits to her name but she first found fame with American rapper Eminem.
Jeff Lynne has had a long and incredible career in music from his early days in the Idle Race to hits with ELO and later as a member of the Travelling Wilburys. Lynne is a much-acclaimed musician.
Neil Young is an internationally known singer-songwriter and rock guitarist originally from Canada. He came to fame with the bands Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.
Syd Barrett was the eccentric genius behind Pink Floyd who left the band following mental illness and drug-related problems but whom many regard as the true inspiration for the band's success.
The Gultf Oil Spill caused was an environmental disaster that did an incredible amount of damage to the marine environment in the Gulf of Mexico. Its effects are still being felt today.
You have probably heard of the Hollow Earth theory but a variation on this is that the Moon is hollow too. David Icke is putting forward this idea in his new book but I have come across the idea elsewhere in the talks given by alien contactee Alex...
Midsummer night and the Summer Solstice are very important times on the Pagan and Druid calendar. This is the time of the longest day and is marked by great celebrations at sites like Stonehenge.
The first of May is the time of Beltane on the Pagan calendar and thought of as the beginning of summer. Summer is also the best season for butterflies.
Atlantis has been a mystery since the days of Plato and many have tried to say where its remains lie but Prof Arysio Santos has come up with a new theory about the lost continent.
The Rothschild family is regarded as to blame for world affairs and conspiracy theorists think of them as "Illuminati". This biased thinking makes no sense.
Plastic pollution is a worldwide environmental problem that is a danger to marine life, including seabirds, turtles and whales, and plastic has entered the food chain so is also a danger to humans.
Considering how many people are in the world today it seems crazy that so many are single and looking for love, so many are searching for their soul-mate, so many are lonely.
Many people like to analyze dreams and there are many theories about what dreams mean.
Arthur Pendragon claims to be the reincarnation of King Arthur. He is a druid and eco-warrior famous for his protests at Stonehenge and often featured by the media.
The River Taff in Cardiff has a riverside walk known as the Taff Trail. It is a great place to see all sorts of animals, birds and wild flowers that can be found along the river.
Miriam Delicado is an author and contactee who says she was abducted by Tall Blonde aliens. She has set up the Great Gathering.
Thread-waisted wasps are also known as sand wasps. These large insects feed their larvae on caterpillars and spiders.
David de Rothschild is an environmentalist, adventurer and author. He is famous for sailing the Pacific Ocean on a boat made from plastic bottles called the Plastiki. He has a fan site on Facebook.
Most species of albatross are in danger of extinction and one of the main reasons is the plastic refuse that has been thrown away and ended up in the ocean. Parent birds mistake the plastic for food.
Floyd Westerman was also known as Red Crow. He will be remembered for his talents as a singer-songwriter, an actor and also for being an American Indian activist.
Many men are concerned about their receding hairlines and baldness and many famous ones tend to always be seen wearing hats in public and in press photographs. Van Morrison is a good example.
How shall I describe Nico? She was an actress, a model, a chanteuse, a multilinguist, a songwriter, an iconic but tragic figure, a heroin addict, and one of the most beautiful women in the world. She was a singer of expressive and melancholy songs...
Russell Means was a world famous American Indian activist and actor. He was also an advocate for a matriarchal world for the future.
Steve Andrews the Bard of Ely has written many poems that have been turned into songs.
Thoughts of You is a poem and song by Steve Andrews aka Bard of Ely.
For many people Valentine's Day is just another day and not a time for celebration. For many single people it can be a depressing time.
Kevin Ayers is a very influential and much acclaimed singer-songwriter and musician who came to fame originally with the experimental jazz and rock band the Soft Machine.
Dragon Trees grow in Tenerife and the Canary Islands but are very rare in the wild now. There is a famous 1,000-year-old specimen in Icod de los Vinos and a wild one grew on a cliff in San Marcos.
Many people believe we are approaching the end of the world. There is a lot of talk about ascension to higher dimensions and the Biblical Rapture. 21 December 2012 and 21 March 2013 are the dates.
Vapourer moth females cannot eat or fly. The male vaporer moths have wings though and the caterpillars are very colourful.
Alan Craw is a man of many talents as well as being the owner of DMMG Records and a magazine publisher. He is also a witch and a black belt in Taekwon-Do
Ethylene glycol is a commonly used form of antifreeze but it also commonly kills cats and dogs that lick it up or drink water contaminated with it.
The Russian mystic and philosopher GI Gurdjieff wrote a book about his travels called Meetings With Remarkable Men, and now Russian entrepeneur turned author Vladimir Megré has written a series of books based around his meetings with a truly...
Why I no longer believe in conspiracy theories, such as chemtrails, and am no longer a supporter of David Icke and other conspiracy theorists.