Archive for April 2015

Beltane Eve

Apr 30th, 2015 | By

By Halo Quin Wood smoke coiling overhead, melding with the music dripping from a flute as the pagans file down to the sacred site. Beltane eve, invited to the enchanted realm… roses twining around us, scarlet and ivory blossoms declaring the edge of our world and theirs… a time of no time, a place of

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Portals and Pathways

Apr 29th, 2015 | By

Moon Books offers a range of introductory texts – small books with big ideas to help you explore some of the many exciting  paths that exist within Paganism. Ebooks retail at £2.99/ $3.99 and paperbacks at £4.99/$9.95 Celtic Witchcraft, by Mabh Savage Learn how Celtic legend and mythology can bring magic into your daily life.

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Cover story – Atum-Re

Apr 28th, 2015 | By

A good cover has a lot to tell you about the book. How do you express the modern revival of ancient religion? It’s a tricky question, and one Melusine Draco needed to ponder for The Atum-Re Revival. The book explores the possibilities created by the way in which interest in the magic, religion and spirituality

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Cover story – Urban Druidry

Apr 26th, 2015 | By

There are many cliches out there about how Druids can be expected to look. Granted, some Druids do wear white robes, and some naturally have beards, and you do see the odd golden coloured sickle in ritual circles. However, for the lone urban Druid, this probably isn’t going to work. There isn’t a familiar cliche

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Win a Morgan Daimler Book

Apr 25th, 2015 | By

This weekend, you could win a copy of Fairy Witchcraft, or The Morrigan, both written by Morgan Daimler. How do you win? Simple! You make the case for why you want one or other of these books. Or both if you are really keen. Post that on twitter, including @moonbooksJHP or on tag us on

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Spiritual Feminist Book launch

Apr 24th, 2015 | By

We’ve been running with the theme of book covers and their stories a bit recently. newly released The Spiritual Feminist, by Amythyst Raine-Hatayama turns out to be a tale of mother-daughter co-operation. The photo shows Amythyst and her daughter, Anne at the book launch event held recently at Applebee’s Restaurant in Fremont NE. Women who have

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St George – the man and the myths

Apr 23rd, 2015 | By

By Lucya Starza Today English people everywhere will be celebrating St George’s Day and feeling a little national pride as they honour the patron saint of England. But why am I, a pagan and a witch, talking about a saint? St George is not only a Christian icon but in real life was famous for

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Cover Stories – Druidry and Meditation

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By

What does a cover say about a book? When you’re trying to find just the right image, it means thinking about what images people associate with the kind of work you do. Nimue Brown’s first published non-fiction title, Druidry and Meditation looks like a Druid book. Many Druid books do. Apparently if you want to

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Camps, Books and Druids

Apr 21st, 2015 | By

By Nimue Brown Druid Camp is a hotbed of inspiration and creativity. It gets people doing things and allows people who are already doing things a space to talk about what they do. It was at Druid Camp that I first heard Talis Kimberly (Pagan Planet contributor) talk about taking a more active role in

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The Spiritual Feminist

Apr 20th, 2015 | By

Releasing on the 24th April, but already is down to just the one copy… The Spiritual Feminist empowers today’s modern woman through the Goddess, connecting her to ancient matriarchal divinity and spiritual practices which invoke this energy. It embraces the essence of womanhood in its entirety, through mental, physical, and spiritual affirmations, connecting personal energy

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