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Pagan Etiquette – Guidelines for Happy Events!

Pagan Etiquette – Guidelines for Happy Events!

Pagan Etiquette for Oldies and Newbies The pagan and witchcraft community used be pretty small but over the last thirty years or so has grown to be a large and vibrant community with hundreds of events, open rituals, festivals, conferences and moots popping up all over the country. With this increase in the numbers of people organising and attending events, there are usually at least a few who are very new to it all and taking their first steps on…

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Beltane

Beltane

Just six weeks ago we celebrated the spring equinox with friends and families in the chilly March wind and here we are already approaching the start of summer. Beltane has always been a turning point in the Wheel of the Year for me and although I often say I don’t have a favourite among the Sabbats, if I did, it would be Beltane.

Witchcraft and Wicca, Living Witchraft and The Witch’s Journey.

Witchcraft and Wicca, Living Witchraft and The Witch’s Journey.

Witchcraft and Wicca Magazine. I am delighted to say that I will have an article on being a crafty witch published in the forthcoming edition of the magazine, Witchcraft and Wicca, (Children of Artemis)complete with a few photographs of my Goddess poppets and the aura and space cleansing sprays I make. The Witch’s Journey has had incredibly high praise from one of the UK’s leading witchcraft organisations, the Children of Artemis.

Imbolc

Imbolc

Today marks the pagan festival of Imbolc, The snow has mostly cleared and the first shoots of new growth is breaking through the ground, the sun shines down through frosty branches and we gather in the woods to celebrate the end of winter. The Goddess Bridgid/Bride/Brighit is a blacksmith, a midwife, a healer and poet and a young, maiden Goddess of light and laughter and joy. Today we honour Her as the Calleach of winter returns to her cave and…

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Goddess Poppet Knitting Pattern

Goddess Poppet Knitting Pattern

I have often downloaded knitting patterns for free from the internet and some of them have been superb. In return I’ve now done one of my own. I’ve been making these Goddess dolls for years – most of my female friends have one in their home somewhere. The idea behind the doll is to create a unique poppet that can be a representation of the Goddess for your altar – knitted in different colours and decorated for each season or…

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Why I’m sometimes known as the Jazz Witch!

Why I’m sometimes known as the Jazz Witch!

The Mystic Moon in the Sherwood neighbourhood of Nottingham is a splendid shop filled with all kinds of pagan and spiritual goods. There are books, candles, crystals, cauldrons, statues, herbs and incense, oils and resins, jewellery and a good deal more besides. I can thoroughly recommend it. Not only is it a well stocked witchy shop, the owner and staff are very knowledgeable and a lovely group of people – you are guaranteed a warm and friendly welcome. There is…

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The Witch’s Journey – New Book Due Soon!

The Witch’s Journey – New Book Due Soon!

I’m pleased to announce that I have recently signed a contract for the second of my witchcraft books. The Witch’s Journey will be out in the early part of 2015. This is a follow-on from The Witching Path, intended to go past the foundation practice of witchcraft to give the student a way to develop and explore the path. Learn about lunar and solar magic, journey to meet the Goddess and God, find out how to create your own divination…

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Celebrating Good News!

Celebrating Good News!

A quick announcement before I move on to Yule… I have a new book coming out next year – The Witch’s Journey. For anyone who is already on the path but needs extra guidance to go that little bit further and deeper in your witchy experiences. Shamanic style journeys, solar and lunar magic, male and female mysteries and rituals and recipes for the Wheel of the Year. I have worked so hard to bring this new book together and it…

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