A group for all who identify with the heart of a gypsy and a bohemian way of life, or for anyone who wishes to learn more about it.
We will explore all things about gypsy living. From their history, folklore, magick, and healing practices as well as modern day bohemian lifestyles.
Latest Activity: May 10
There are days when I almost wish I didn't know my ethnic background, or better yet, that history had been kinder to my people. The racism, violence and persecution my people have faced is not unique to the Romani. Like the African American people,…Continue
As a Romani American, I see the word 'gypsy' (or 'gipsy') thrown around a lot in casual conversation. Generally, it's part of a joke about stealing away children in the night, or being ripped off (ie., "gipped"). Most people don't realize, however,…Continue
When I was a child I lived in a small rural village, it had gas lights and thatched roofs on many houses or pubs. All gone now............growing up in the country, we were used to the Gypsies who came by every summer. They would camp in a farmers…Continue
How do you do it?” is probably one of the questions I get asked the most. The short answer is: I believe in myself and my dreams. I decide what it is that I want, how I want life to feel and look like, and then I move in the direction of that…Continue
Helen Connors (right), who is part of a Traveller family, says she started school when she was 4 years old. But the community didn't take Traveller girls very seriously — and she says she was called a "knacker" and a "pikey."Nikki SilvaTravellers,…Continue
The term ‘Bohemian’ originated in France sometime back in the 19th century. The termed was coined due to the influx of gypsies traveling from Bohemia in Czech Republic. Bohemian became a generalized identity for the lifestyle of these travelling…Continue