Archive for September 2016

The Druid Shaman

Sep 29th, 2016 | By

This review was originally posted on Philip Shallcrass’s blog as part of a much longer piece. It’s re-posted here with his kind permission. You can read the entire article here. Philip is a contributor to the anthology This Ancient Heart. Books offering sound, practical introductions to native British traditions have been available since the early

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Rayna Noire reviews

Sep 27th, 2016 | By

Rayna Noire is an author and a historian. She writes Pagan fiction, and she generously reviews Moon Books titles. Here are some snippets from recent reviews… Revealing The Green Man: “As a historian and archaeologist, he explains how the Green Man is rooted in ancient history. We can find his image peering out at us

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Landis Vance – A tribute

Sep 25th, 2016 | By

When Landis Vance joined our reviewing team, she made it very clear that she might not be able to be a reviewer for very long, as she was terminally ill. We were blessed with more months of her thoughtful, generous responses than any of us had expected, and right up until the final month of

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Imelda Almqvist videos

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By

Moon Books author Imeda Almqvist has a fantastic youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/imeldaalmqvist  Here are a couple of sample videos to give you a sense of her work in shamanism and with young people. TIME TRAVELLERS Interview with Ruby Summer 2016   RAVEN MAN AND KILLERWHALE WOMAN 2015 Artist Dreaming on Vancouver Island   Imelda is the

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Autumn Pickings

Sep 21st, 2016 | By

By Mabh Savage I saw a crow carrying a hedgehog today. The hedgehog was dead, crushed by a car whose driver was oblivious to its small, spiky presence. Maybe that driver was in a hurry, or didn’t see, or simply didn’t care. The crow waited for a gap in the traffic, and, just a few

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The Urban Ovate, reviewed

Sep 19th, 2016 | By

A review from Dr Frank Malone…  Druid Mirth Over the last couple of years I have much enjoyed the Pagan Portals series from Moon Books. They are very brief introductions to a wide range of topics. Usually around eighty pages, they can theoretically be read in one sitting. I would not recommend that though. The

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Cat Treadwell videos

Sep 17th, 2016 | By

Cat Treadwell is the author of Facing the Darkness and A Druid’s Tale. She’s also a speaker, blogger and celebrant. In this video, she talks about mental health and ritual.   This is a talk from the Nottingham Empyrean 1st June 2016, in which Cat explores the notion of Pagan ministry…     This one is

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Featured Goddess author Dorothy Abrams

Sep 15th, 2016 | By

Dorothy Abrams is a contributor to our new anthology: The Goddess In America. Relationships with the Goddess in America: Spider Woman Grandmother Spider Woman is a shamanic guide who works with me in deeply challenging ways. Much of what I have learned is multilayered metaphor that brings us to a basic truth. If we don’t

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Divorcing a Real witch – book excerpt

Sep 13th, 2016 | By

Divorcing a Real Witch For Pagans and the People that Used to Love Them By Diana Rajchel 2002 heralded war, both at home and abroad. In November of 2001, my husband forgot my 24th birthday. In October of 2002, I filed for divorce and moved to a nearby city; I celebrated my 26th alone. From 1999, the year

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The many flavours of Druidry

Sep 11th, 2016 | By

We have a great many Druid titles at Moon Books reflecting something of the breadth and diversity of modern Druidry. Here’s a selection to give you a flavour. For beginners, we recommend Robin Herne’s Old Gods New Druids and Graeme Talboys The Druid Way Made Easy. For the Urban Druid, there’s Brendan Howlin’s Handbook of

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