Archive for June 2017

Lee Morgan’s haunted books

Jun 29th, 2017 | By

In this video from Watkins, Moon Books author Lee Morgan talks about traditional witchcraft, the occult artistic renaissance, and the power of magic to fertilise the imagination. A Deed without a Name weaves together cutting-edge research into traditional witchcraft with insider information and practical know-how. Utilising his own decades of experience in witchcraft and core-shamanism Lee

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Winter sleep – a new art film

Jun 27th, 2017 | By

Moon Books author Imelda Almqvist has a gorgeous youtube channel full of art films. We’re delighted to announce that she’s just released a new film – about the Dreaming of a Mother Bear. Imelda says: “On another level it is about dissolving separation between humans – animals, self – other, ancestors – future generations, inner world

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Reviews for A Modern Celt

Jun 25th, 2017 | By

Here are some of the things reviewers have been saying about Mabh Savage’s first book – A Modern Celt. “A Modern Celt is my favorite kind of pagan book: one that makes historical traditions and sources relevant for the modern reader. Mabh Savage has turned out a useful work that will resonate with anyone interested

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Merlin: Crossing Thresholds

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By

By Elen Sentier This June I did a very experiential workshop based around my latest book, Merlin. I’ve worked with Merlin all my life, and my parents before me, so I know him well. And I know that thresholds can be tough, confusing and difficult places I’ve crossed enough during this lifetime to have great respect for

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When to celebrate the Summer Solstice

Jun 21st, 2017 | By

By Nimue Brown For many Pagans, the most obvious time to celebrate the summer solstice is either when the sun comes up, or when it sets. However, at this time of year, dawn in the northern hemisphere is very early, and sunset is very late – at least by my standards of rising and sleeping.

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Ancient Pantheons for Modern Pagans

Jun 19th, 2017 | By

Here’s a selection of books written about ancient Pagan religions specifically for the modern Pagan practitioner. Rather than being straight history books, they give insights into how we, as modern pagans can take inspiration from the past and have it make sense in our lives. Ariadne’s Thread provides a window into the spirituality, culture and daily

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Invoking Animal Magic – excerpts

Jun 17th, 2017 | By

Here’s a powerful little tale from Hearth Moon Rising’s Invoking Animal Magic: Once she was a spritely Lass who brought the joy of spring, but now she was Cailleach, she was old. As she hobbled to church that sunny morning, she spied berries, sweet berries that in her childhood she loved. The Cailleach picked the

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Ellen Evert Hopman – Druidry and adventures

Jun 15th, 2017 | By

Moon Books author Ellen Evert Hopman has a lot going on right now… She’s recently been interviewed on the Pagan Musings podcast. And, she’s got a fantastic Patreon project underway to fund making a Druid film – you can find out more about that here – https://www.patreon.com/EllenEHopman Here’s her upcoming events list: June 10 Edible and

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The OBOD Summer Gathering 2017

Jun 13th, 2017 | By

Moon Books author and mentor for The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids Brendan Howlin reflects on the recent midsummer gathering… Never drive to Glastonbury in the UK on a Friday morning down the A303 past Stonehenge. The traffic is often nose to tail, so what should be a less than 2 hour journey from

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Featured author – Siusaidh Ceanadach

Jun 11th, 2017 | By

Siusaidh Ceanadach has been Pagan for over twenty-five years. She trained as an Astrologer in London and became a Wiccan, training in an Alexandrian Coven. Since then she has studied Druidry with The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids and with The Druid Network. She has four titles at Moon Books, and a Youtube Channel A

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