I’ve been quite quiet over the last few months because I felt a need to hibernate for a while and concentrate on my health. January is always difficult for me, but now February is here I’m feeling a quickening, a need to get back to curiosity and creativity, both in my life and in my … Continue Reading ->
Keeping Her Keys: An Introduction to Hekate’s Modern Witchcraft provides the reader with a thirteen-month course in working with the Goddess Hekate. This is not the same as some Hellenic Reconstructionism, wherein modern practitioners seek to reconstruct ancient rituals, but rather an adaptation of historical documents and practices for use in the current day and … Continue Reading ->
I recently bought a copy of the Seasons of the Witch: Samhain Oracle, by Lorraine Anderson and Juliet Diaz and illustrated by Giada Rose, and I thought I’d do a quick unboxing video for anyone who is interested. This is a full unboxing and walkthrough of each of the 6o cards, along with my … Continue Reading ->
Today, I want to talk about Ancestors.
Given Samhain approaches, and the Veil between the worlds of the living and the dead are traditionally considered thinner at this time of year, it seems appropriate to talk about this today. As I’ve said before, Witchery is both a craft and a spiritual pathway for me. In … Continue Reading ->
Slavic Witchcraft is a fascinating book which provides a comprehensive introduction to Slavic paganism, witchcraft, magic, folklore, and divination. Helvin provides us with a brief overview of her life growing up in the Soviet state, details of some of the cultural beliefs and practices, and the concept of “dual faith”, where there is a blurring … Continue Reading ->
I recently subscribed to Witch Casket, a monthly subscription box made here in the UK by a mother and daughter team. The box contains a variety of goodies for the witchy-inclined, and I’ve been intrigued by them for a while.
The theme is always a surprise until you receive your box and the September … Continue Reading ->
So, I made a blog. Again.
In the past, I’ve had multiple interations of blog here, but at some point I pulled it. Over the past few years, there’s been nothing on this domain, and I’ve only been using it for email. But I’ve noticed that of late I Have Opinions. And some of those … Continue Reading ->