Archive for June 2013

Q&A with Melusine Draco

Jun 14th, 2013 | By

“What is the best way to introduce young children and teens to the ‘witch world’ without too much emphasis on the magic/ritual side of things?” Many years ago, my friend and I passed those long, hot summer days of childhood roaming the surrounding fields and hedgerows. Then, we could disappear for hours, discovering the treasures

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June Poem

Jun 14th, 2013 | By

Robin Herne is a storyteller, poet, artist, Druid and author of Old Gods, New Druids and Bard Song. He regularly speaks at Interfaith seminars, Pagan conventions, and other events as both a lecturer and a storyteller. He currently lives with his partner in Suffolk, England and is a founder member of both the Druid group

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The Grail; Relic of an Ancient Religion – Chapter 5

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By

5 – The Topography of Avalon                                     Seven years before the Judgement,                                     The sea shall come over Ireland in one tide,                                     And over blue-green Islay,                                     But swim will the Isle of Columba the cleric. Gaelic Proverb THE ISLAND in which Arthur was buried – popularly known as Avalon – was no ordinary

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June Poems

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By

Lorna Smithers is a poet and philosophy postgraduate living in Penwortham in Lancashire. Her practice as a Bard involves communing with the land, spirits of place and local and personal deities, and sharing inspiration in her communities locally and on-line. Her poem ‘Proud of Preston,’ an address to the city by Belisama, the goddess of the

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June Poems

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By

Tiffany Chaney is an artist and writer residing in North Carolina, USA. She holds a Bachelor of Arts   in creative writing from Salem College and is Founding  Editor of Recto Verso Review, serving as Art Editor of Thrush Press. Her poetry collection Between Blue and Grey (2012) can be requested at any book retailer or purchased at Amazon.com.

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June Poems

Jun 2nd, 2013 | By

The Lilith Effect You land as gently as a butterfly. Your concept is as a heartless bitch. You will be there at the Apocalypse. Take your rightful place as a Goddess. As the night begins to slowly crawl. The darkest hour you begin to tease. Embracing the cold whispers of huluppu. Inconceivable loved as a

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Moon Bard ~ June Poems

Jun 2nd, 2013 | By

So, here we are in June, it’ll be Yule before we know it!  But for now, in the tradition of most English summers, let’s just enjoy the sun in between the rain and hopefully get the chance to spend some long mid-summer evenings just…………dreaming. Hope you like these three…  PETRICHOR. (the scent of rain on

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Pagan People – Nimue Brown talks to Rachel Patterson

Jun 2nd, 2013 | By

Rachel’s craft name is Tansy Firedragon and she has been a witch for many years now, originally studying on her own as a solitary from books and the internet. She then spent a year and a half studying and gaining a first degree with the Correllian Tradition of which she is still an Outer Court

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The Elements, Part 1: Earth

Jun 2nd, 2013 | By

Earth, Air, Fire, Water, and Spirit – these five basic elements, represented by the points on the pentagram, are common to many Pagan traditions. They are the powerful energies which surround us, that which we call upon to witness and guide our sacred rituals. In this series, we’ll explore the basic meanings of the elements

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June

Jun 2nd, 2013 | By

 Having recently returned from holiday I had expected it to take me a few days to slip back into work mode but those few days expanded to become a few weeks. Although quite content in one way in another I was feeling puzzled. Whenever something is happening that doesn’t make sense I always look to

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