Archive for February 2015

Spiral Nature and Traditional Witchcraft

Feb 28th, 2015 | By

There are lots of on-line magazines covering the esoteric world but Spiral Nature can best be classed as an occult magazine for grown-ups!  Featuring articles on all aspects of spirituality, magic(k), esoteric and occultism it’s well worth signing up for their newsletter and, if you have aspirations as a MB&S writer then they welcome submissions

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Tree Calendar – 4th Month

Feb 26th, 2015 | By

by Elen Sentier Onn: Gorse – Spring Equinox Gorse is about rebirth, Spring Equinox, the time of balance at the beginning of the year. The goddess gives us the words I am the blaze on every hill Equinoxes are the other side of the Solstices. Where the solstice is about extremes of dark and light

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The Traditional Witchcraft series

Feb 24th, 2015 | By

A review of Melusine Draco’s traditional witchcraft series, by Rachel Patterson, reblogged from Melusine Draco has written a series of Traditional Witchcraft books: Traditional Witchcraft for the SeashoreThe author takes us on a magical journey along the seashore and reveals how to work with the natural oceanic tides and energies. Learn how to harness the powers

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Druid College UK is born!

Feb 22nd, 2015 | By

Moon Books authors Joanna Van der Hoeven and Robin Herne have combined their insight and wisdom, to establish Druid College UK. The Druid College itself was founded by Kevin Emmons and James Lawer in 2012 in Maine, USA and New York.  For more information please see their US site at: Foundations for this life-long

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Who is Mother Goose?

Feb 20th, 2015 | By

Who was Mother Goose? Where did she come from, and when? Although she’s one of the most beloved characters in Western literature, Mother Goose’s origins have seemed lost in the mists of time. Several have tried to pin her down, claiming she was the mother of Charlemagne, the wife of Clovis (King of the Franks),

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Kitchen Witch Rituals

Feb 19th, 2015 | By

  Rachel Patterson & Tracey Roberts Kitchen Witch Coven & Online School of Witchcraft We hold free open rituals on a regular basis, everyone welcome. The rituals are held on the Larkwhistle site at the Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Horndean, Hampshire, PO8 0QE. The site has two groves of trees, one of beech trees that

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Celtic Witchcraft Chapter 6

Feb 18th, 2015 | By

By Mabh Savage Wild Spirit Animals and magic: it’s an association as old as the hills. Modern media portrays the witch and her familiar; normally a cat, but often a bird, a toad or similar. Sadly, in the witch trials of the 16th and 17th century, it was normal for a close relationship with a

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Druidry Tasters

Feb 16th, 2015 | By

These two Pagan Portal books for Druids have been extremely popular with readers.  Ideal for someone wishing to begin exploring Druidry, and particularly useful for the solitary practitioner…   Dancing With Nemetona: A Druid’s Exploration of Sanctuary and Sacred Space Amazon best-selling author, Joanna van der Hoeven explores an ancient goddess from a Druid’s perspective.

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Power Animals – and how to walk with them

Feb 14th, 2015 | By

Most witches have some form of power or totem animal that plays an integral part of their daily magical routine.  While many choose more exotic creatures, our real totem animals are often the ones that play an important role in our mundane lives.  The first three books in the series examines the magical ‘power’ of

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February Moon Bard

Feb 12th, 2015 | By

February …… some shorter pieces for the shortest month! But all, in their way, about the renewal of life   SPRING BLING. The sky is bright with promise of the spring, As colour is reborn from winter’s tomb All of nature’s jewels are on the wing, The sky is bright with promise of the spring;

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