Archive for August 2013

Q&A with Melusine Draco

Aug 18th, 2013 | By

“I would love to learn more about traditional witchcraft but don’t want to join a formal group or study course, have you any suggestions?” It was Andy Lloyd Book Reviews that first put the Traditional Witchcraft series into its proper perspective: “The ‘Traditional Witchcraft’ series provides varied information about what it means to be a

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August Poem

Aug 9th, 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  lives in Suffolk, England. The Mother of the Deep  Nine daughters deep,                          Ocean’s bosom holds, Harsh their

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August Poems

Aug 7th, 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

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The Grail; Relic of an Ancient Religion – Chapter 7

Aug 5th, 2013 | By

7 – Arthur and Merlin   Still, a man hears what he wants to hear And disregards the rest  Paul Simon  HEROES TEND to appear when they are most needed.  Such was the case with Arthur, who led the Britons against a host of enemies.  In subsequent years, however, the emphasis shifted away from his

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Nature Mystics – John Keats

Aug 5th, 2013 | By

John Keats is often cited as a seminal influence on many of the other writers in this series. Therefore it is worth jumping back in time from Mary Webb’s period (the early twentieth century) to Keats’ time (the late Regency period) in order to examine Keats’ work and find out why he was so influential,

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Touching Oneness

Aug 4th, 2013 | By

The other day at the metaphysical shop I manage I had the joy and opportunity to talk to one of customers about oneness, and what it means to be connected to “the all”.The conversation started with him asking me about meditating and using meditation to enter into higher states of consciousness and alternate realities.  Usually

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August Review

Aug 3rd, 2013 | By

Mama Gina is Goddess Kiss’d Get the CD here. I do enjoy working in radio. I get introduced to some of the newest and greatest musicians to hit the music scene, both New Age and Pagan. Mama Gina’s been performing for some time at regional Pagan festivals, this year she released her first CD at

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Books for August

Aug 2nd, 2013 | By

Pagan Portals – Hoodoo – Folk Magic Learn about and experience the fascinating magical art of Hoodoo. Pagan Portals – Hoodoo is an introduction to the magical art, detailing what Hoodoo is and how to work with it as well as offering recipes and other ideas. The book details the author’s personal experiences with Hoodoo,

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Karma, Wyrd, and Dán, Oh My!

Aug 2nd, 2013 | By

It seems that many cultures have some concept relating to a person’s purpose or destiny in life, and in American paganism and its many sub-branches these culture specific terms tend to get used interchangeably, often equated to the term “fate”. Fate, of course, is the idea of a predestined or predetermined outcome in life which

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August Poems

Aug 2nd, 2013 | By

Lorna Smithers is a poet and philosophy postgraduate living in Penwortham in Lancashire. She writes poetry inspired by the Bardic Tradition about nature, local history and British mythology and performs regularly in around Preston. In 2012 she won the Preston Guild Poetry Competition. Her poems have been published in The Dawntreader, Heroic Fantasy Quarterly and

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