Archive for 5 July 2020

Druids, Druids Everywhere!

Are Druids known — popular — mistaken for something they’re not — exploited — desirable — cool, etc.? Judge for yourself. Consider: would (or do) we see the same kinds of things marketed with the names “Christian” or “Hindu” or “Muslim”? What aspects or commonly-held images of Druids do these many sites draw on for their own benefit? What cachet, vibe, association or desirable quality are they suggesting about their organization, product or business?

What follows is a small sample of the many uses of the name …

creperiededruides

The Druid Crepery / Creperie Des Druides [Facebook link] in Saint-Brieuc, Bretagne, France.

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The Restaurant des Druides (and also the Bar de Druides!), in Montcheneix, Rochefort-Montagne, France.

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Hôtel des Druides, Quiberon, Morbihan, Bretagne, France.

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Thwaites Druid Inn, Gorsedd, Holywell, Wales.

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The Druid Inn, Pontblyddyn, Wales.

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The Druid Inn, Llanferres, Wales.

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druidsarms

The Druids Arms, Penrith, Cumbria, UK.

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Druids Arms - Maidstone

Druids Arms, Maidstone, Kent, UK.

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The Druids/The Druids Arms, Brighton, Sussex, UK.

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The Druids Head, 9 Brighton Place, Brighton, East Sussex

The Druids Head, Brighton, Sussex.

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Camino Photo of the Day: The Inn of the Druid – Pilgrims on the Way

La Posada del Druida, Foncebadón, Castilla y León, Spain. Interestingly, this spot is a stop on the Camino de Santiago, the Pilgrimage of Compostela, also called The Way of St. James — one of the oldest Christian pilgrimage trails (hence the Spanish subtitle albergue de peregrinos — pilgrims’ hostel).

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Druid Theatre (Galway) - 2020 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go ...

Druid Theatre, Galway, Ireland.

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Turnpike Troubadors to play Druid City tonight – The Crimson White

Druid City Music Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

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The Druid Pub, Cambridge, MA, USA.

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The Lost Druid Brewery opening today in Avondale Estates

The Lost Druid brewery, Avondale Estates, GA, USA.

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Druids Caves, Matlock, Derbyshire, UK.

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Druid Hills High School Auction Officially Begins | Virginia ...

Druid Hills High School, GA, USA.

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Druid Peak, Yellowstone Nat’l Park, Wyoming, USA.

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Amazon.com: Druid Peak: Spencer Treat Clark, Andrew Wilson, Rachel ...

Druid Peak (2014), a film set in Yellowstone, in part about the re-introduction of wolves to the park.

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ip.access: News

Druid Software, mobile and cellular networks, Ireland.

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Business Intelligence for Apache Druid- Holistics | Business ...

(Apache) Druid is “a column-oriented, open-source, distributed data store written in Java” (Wikipedia entry); a “high performance real-time analytics database” (official website).

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Druid Technology

Druid Technology — from the Chinese website, English version: “Adhering to the idea of Connecting Life and Nature and backed by Debut series bird tracker developed independently, Druid is devoted to establishing biological ubiquitous network and the bridge between human and nature, helping human to explore the magical rules of nature and safeguarding the sustainable development of earth”.

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Image may contain: text that says 'ORUID dESIGNS media & marketing mastering the dark arts for millenia'

Druid Designs, a media and marketing company with the Facebook address “designedbyDruids”.

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Posted 5 July 2020 by adruidway in Druidry

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