The Witch's Library

Welcome to my blog! Now, be warned — I have lots of interests and am happily enthusiastic about many of them. Therefore, you’ll likely find posts not just on writing or Witchery, but also on (but not limited to) life in general, books, cetaceans, Taylor Swift, words, music and lyrics, pop culture, gaming, creativity, personal development, Multiple Sclerosis, knitting, spirituality, and magic. Below, you can find my latest posts, or you can always visit the Archives

Honouring Our Ancestors – Not Just at Samhain

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

Read More »

[Review] Slavic Witchcraft by Natasha Helvin

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”,

Read More »

[Review] Keeping Her Keys by Cyndi Brannen

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Reconstructionism, wherein modern practitioners seek to reconstruct ancient rituals, but rather an adaptation of historical documents and practices for use

Read More »

Header photo by Tengyart on Unsplash