Archive for February 2017

Divination tools

Feb 27th, 2017 | By

Many of our multi-talented Moon books authors have created divination tools… Sheena Cundy, author of The Madness and The Magic has The Magic of Nature oracle – a¬†39 card deck with guide book, based on animals, birds, trees and seasons of British wildlife. Find out more about it here –¬† The cover of The Madness

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Graeme Talboys – author insights

Feb 25th, 2017 | By

When did you first realise you wanted to write? Ever since it occurred to me that stories didn’t spontaneously appear in books, but that someone sat down and wrote them. I wanted to be one of those people. I was about six or seven. What was your first book? I completed my first novel when

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Moon Books on Pinterest

Feb 23rd, 2017 | By

Pinterest is one of the friendliest social media spaces. Moon Books has had a presence there for some time, and some of our authors have boards as well. Do come and join us. Moon Books has an array of boards – not just about our own books, but wider pagan interest. We’ve boards for Druidry,

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Steve Andrews out and about

Feb 21st, 2017 | By

In February, Moon Books author Steve Andrews was at the Wellfield Bookshop for a signing. Wellfield is a proudly independent bookstore located in Roath, Cardiff and you can follow them on Twitter –¬†   Steve (pictured above) was at Wellfield to promote his title¬†Herbs of the Sun, Moon and Planets. This Pagan Portal¬†combines herbalism with

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Favourite methods of divination

Feb 19th, 2017 | By

We asked how people prefer to approach divination, and the answers were fascinating… Julie Brett:¬†I like nature itself or what I call “oracle walking”. Also oracle cards and home made ogham. Kate Large:¬†Tarot for me. I got into it as a teenager, so it feels so familiar: just picking it up moves me outside my

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Old Gods New Druids

Feb 17th, 2017 | By

An excerpt from Robin Herne’s excellent book, Old Gods New Druids. We cannot discuss the Druids without also exploring the Celts themselves. Who were these tribal peoples who have captured the imaginations of so many people today? A widely held theory, favoured by historians like Dr Anne Ross, holds that, at some point in the

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Indie Shaman reviews

Feb 15th, 2017 | By

Shamanism Books is a website owned by Indie Shaman, a small ethical independent UK based organisation. Moon Books author Yvonne Ryves is a regular contributor to the Indie Shaman magazine, and they are very generous about reviewing Moon Books titles. Here’s some of the latest reviews… Merlin: Once & Future Wizard By Elen Sentier “Fascinating,

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Videos from the online Imbolc Festival

Feb 13th, 2017 | By

The awesome Pagan Federation disabilities team ran another online festival for Imbolc. Here are the contributions from Moon Books authors. Mabh Savage:¬†The Anxious Witch: Maintaining a Group Connection   Robin Herne on being sociable   You can find the rest of the online event here –¬† or pick it up on the twitter feed here

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For the love of trees

Feb 11th, 2017 | By

The Climate Coalition‚Äôs latest ‘Show The Love’ campaign launched this February. It’s all about showing our love for nature and raising awareness of climate change. On the 12th February, many people will be wearing, making and sharing green hearts. So here’s a green heart by Nimue Brown. I asked Moon Books authors what their favourite

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Books for Bards

Feb 9th, 2017 | By

What is a modern Bard? The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids describes it in this way: “The Bardic stream is not simply a body of knowledge we once possessed and which we attempt to regain – it is a spiritualised mode of artistic creative consciousness which is dynamic and living – the future holds

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