Archive for July 2017

Reviews for Ariadne’s Thread

Jul 21st, 2017 | By

Ariadne’s Thread by Laura Perry explores Minoan Paganism and how it can be drawn on for modern Pagan practice. Queen’s Sword recently reviewed Ariadne’s thread alongside the Minoan Tarot set that Laura created. They said: “he book is a combination of a cultural reference book and one ritual-script for Pagans. If you’re a Pagan, a

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The Shaken Path

Jul 19th, 2017 | By

The Shaken Path isn’t a Moon Books title, but comes from another JHP imprint – Christian Alternative. However, you’ll find a fair few familiar names in the mix, as a number of Moon Books authors talked to Paul Cudby as he did the research for this fascinating book. The Shaken Path is a Christian Priest’s

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The Woven Word – voice and magic

Jul 17th, 2017 | By

An excerpt from Romany Rivers’ The Woven word: In one of the major creation myths of Ancient Egypt the God Ptah thought the world in his mind and then created it by speaking magickal words or hekau. The power he used was called heka, which represents as well as the God of that name, the

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Moon Books at Witchfest

Jul 15th, 2017 | By

This October, a whole host of Moon Books authors will be contributing to Witchfest in Brighton. Witchfest is the largest Witchcraft festival in the world and will be held in Brighton Centre, Brighton on the Saturday October 7th 2017 with a pre-event gig on Friday the 6th in the same venue.          

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Natural Magic

Jul 13th, 2017 | By

                  Like grasses in a zephyr Like birches in a breeze Like oaks in a hurricane We bend where we need to Moving with the world Changing with the season Ebbing with the tide. Like spider silk in summer Drifting on a thermal Rising to the eagles

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The story behind Traditional Witchcraft for Urban Living

Jul 11th, 2017 | By

By Melusine Draco Every book has a story behind the story of how it came to be written. It may be about a life-long passion, a personal journey, the need to share an experience or knowledge. It may have been fermenting in the brain for years, or sprung fully formed from a blinding epiphany. Whether

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Traditional activities for July

Jul 9th, 2017 | By

July is a month that doesn’t have a wheel of the year festival in it, and in terms of folklore and seasonal activities can seem a bit empty. However, poke around a bit, and there are all kinds of small scale local things to be found outside of the famous festivals… Here’s a July excerpt

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Featured author – Kenn Day

Jul 7th, 2017 | By

Moon Books author Kenn Day is a professional Shaman, Author and Teacher, with over 30 years of experience, offering in-depth training in the Post-Tribal Shamanic teachings, as well as healing sessions in person and remotely. There’s information about his ongoing shamanic work on his website – http://www.shamanstouch.com/ Here’s a video of him talking about Post tribal shamanism

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Primal Happiness with Jez Hughes

Jul 5th, 2017 | By

The Primal Happiness podcast have interviewed Moon Books author Jez Hughes to talk about healing and how we can better align ourselves to our natural, joyful nature.   Listen on Apple Listen on Android Or pick up the episode on the Primal Happiness website – https://primalhappiness.co/podcast/episode145/ Primal Happiness is run by Jonathan Wilkinson and Lian Brook-Tyler, who created the

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The Crane Bag – new for July

Jul 3rd, 2017 | By

An introduction by Joanna Van Der Hoeven to the ritual tools and practices found in the Druid tradition. Held deeply within Celtic mythology, the crane bag is both a symbol of sovereignty, as well as an item containing the ritual tools of the Druid. With the proper use, it can further the Druid in working

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