I've been sitting on this for several months, not quite a year but it's getting close. So I figured I'd start. I had hoped to start this off with a huge and *ahem* important rant on the problem of "man-made heras" but never got around to it. Too many things kept coming up elsewhere. I'll get to it eventually, however.
The other issue, of course, is why am I doing this. I'm on LJ, MySpace *shudder*, Tribe *yawn* and Facebook *blink* so it's not like I need another damn blog. But then those things are more about socializing. This, I hope, will be a more concise place to put my thoughts to the world without any focus on my personal life, friendships or the like except where they might influence the topic. A more formal undertaking, as much as I am ever formal.
For those who stumble on this and don't know me, as my bio says I'm a Gaelic Polytheist on the warrior path, with a degree in Celtic and women's studies and highly opinionated on how stories, from the ancient myths to modern cinema portrays and affects women on the warrior path. That's what this will mostly be about.
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This blog is part of the Scáth na Feannóige/Shadow of the Hooded Crow project exploring fénnidecht as a practice to follow the War Goddessses, Badb, Macha and the Morrígan whose name is Anann. This is a less formal place for me to discuss various issues of interest to someone on a modern version of the Outlaw warrior path such as physical training, history, Old Irish literature, pop culture inspirations, werewolves, ecstatic trance (okay, I find that one tough to write about but I may try), gender issues the wilderness....