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" Live out of your imagination

not your history "

Stephen R. Covey

The Mount Haemus Awards

Published by Philip Carr-Gomm

Here are the two Introductions to the collections of Mt Haemus Award lectures of the Order of Bards Ovates & Druids available here ~VOL I Introduction~ THE MOUNT HAEMUS AWARDS Where the harsh light of too much analysis shines, poetry, inspiration and the faery folk flee from the scene. Where poor scholarship, misunderstanding and fantasy reign, the wise move to higher ground. Thirty years or so ago, when I first began to follow Druidry, its study was pretty much polarised between the dry work of a few academics who had scant regard for modern Druids, and the often poorly researched work of enthusiasts which was by turns inspiring and confusing. As the modern Druid renaissance began in the late 1980s and early 1990s the picture started to change, as writers such as John & Caitlin Matthews began unearthing and interpreting more and more source material, and as those of us in the Druid community became more confident about questioning our own history and traditions. One individual in particular played a…

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