Archive for October 2014

Hekate Devotional Chapter 2

Oct 30th, 2014 | By

By Vivienne Moss At the Crossroads We Meet   I am standing at a crossroads, tendrils of fog caressing me. I call for Her, Hekate, She of the Crossroads.  In the distance I hear the barking of dogs. She has arrived! Shivers of excitement run through my body. I ready myself, knowing that a magnificent

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Tree Calendar – Introduction

Oct 28th, 2014 | By

By Elen Sentier Trees of the Goddess When I was asked to write Trees of the Goddess I had a good old sit down and sit-with the idea. Did the goddess want this, I wondered, and did she want it right now? Pretty damn quick the answer came back “Yes!” That was a bit unnerving

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Samhain poetry – Presence

Oct 26th, 2014 | By

By Lorna Smithers   Presence For the Ancestors of this Land   You are birch on tundra tossed by the north wind. You are elk drowned agonised in a shallow pool. You are auroch, wild horse, antlered stag slain. You are salmon. You are a sea faring people. You are Briton, Roman, Saxon, Norse and

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Colour me Red (and Black and White…)

Oct 24th, 2014 | By

We’ve examined how to feel the turn of the world around us. Now it’s time to look at some of the detail. Let’s get a bit closer to the magic surrounding us every day. Colour is a fundamental part of our modern world, used in signs, warnings, adverts, clothes and more to send a multitude

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Eternal Spirit

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By

Sheena Cundy is part of our Moon Books tribe, and part of the band Morrigan’s Call. All being well, she will be dropping by the blog now and then to share insight about the Pagan music scene. The two links below will take you to Sheena talking on Felixstowe TV for their ‘Eternal Spirit’ program.

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Melusine Draco interview

Oct 20th, 2014 | By

Melusine Draco is a Moon Books author, and a great many other things besides. I’ve enjoyed her books for some time, and it was a lot of fu getting to ask all the things I’d been wondering about… Nimue: With Melusine Draco as a name, I’m thinking you either come from an especially cool family

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Author inspiration – Usk Falls

Oct 18th, 2014 | By

As part of our ongoing author inspiration series, Melusine Draco shares this beautiful image of wild water, taken by her friend Polly Langford. You can almost hear the powerful rush of it…

Nimue Brown – Reviews

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

Recent reviews of various titles written for Moon Books by Nimue Brown. Druidry and the Ancestors Although ‘Druidry and the Ancestors’ is ostensibly about the beliefs of the Druid Path it is also invaluable reading for everyone who considers themselves traditional witches.  The Ancestors play an integral part within traditional British Old Craft belief and

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A Brief History of the world

Oct 14th, 2014 | By

Urban Pagan. That’s what a lot of us are these days. Personally I like the phrase, I think it sounds quite sexy. I guess that’s because it also sounds like a clothing range, ripped jeans and faded leather jackets, designer shades tilted down and a moody stare into the lens, or maybe even a new

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Author inspiration: The river and the dead

Oct 12th, 2014 | By

By Nimue Brown No photo could do proper justice to this space. You can’t really see the scale of the barrow. I’m sat on – it’s taller than I am, a long barrow on the edge of a common. Nor can you see the scale of the landscape, the sinuous length of the River Severn

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