Archive for June 2018

Announcing a new book from Lee Morgan

Jun 30th, 2018 | By

Lee Morgan will be best known to Moon Books readers as the author of A Deed without a Name. Published back in 2013, this was a cutting edge title about traditional witchcraft that has proved enormously and enduringly popular. January 2019 will see the publication of a new book from Lee – Standing and Not Falling,

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The Summer Queen

Jun 28th, 2018 | By

  The Celtic summer begins at Beltain when the strength of the sun is powerful enough to completely dispel the frozen reach of winter. It is when the material earth soul of the goddess merges with the spiritual sun soul of the god in the Sacred Marriage (see Beltain Bride blog). Since then the planet

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Songs with Nimue Brown

Jun 28th, 2018 | By

Moon books author Nimue Brown is also an occasional song writer. Here’s some of the Pagan material she’s posted to youtube… Turn with the year – chanting about the seasons.   3 drops of inspiration – all about the Druidry.   Raised upon these hills – a lovesong to a landscape  



Excerpt from The Urban Ovate

Jun 26th, 2018 | By

Pagan Portals – The Urban Ovate, continues the process started by Brendan Howlin in The Handbook of Urban Druidy by moving deeper into the life of an urban ovate. “So now that you have learned to be present in your life, what next I hear you ask? How can I enrich my life even more

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The Magick of Integration

Jun 26th, 2018 | By

I used to be the witch who collected experiences. I collected this class and that chant and that ritual working and those whispers from the godds. I bundled them all up and made a pretty place for them in my heart and on my altar. But it was never enough. I would gather and collect

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Angela Paine’s summer

Jun 25th, 2018 | By

I’ve been going to WOMAD every year since it began, for many years as a programme seller, until WOMAD merchandise was taken over by new people who dispensed with our services. This year I’ve decided to go to Nuremberg instead, to stay with my friend Anjelika and attend a free world music festival. This will

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Modern-Day Storyteller and “New” Myth

Jun 24th, 2018 | By

Stories are a huge part of our world-wide culture. As Pagans, we tend to utilize this in our rituals, around the evening and night-time fires, and even in the lessons and lectures that the brave souls who attend conferences provide. We have stories all around us. The Fantasy and Science Fiction books on our shelves,

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Reviews for Pagan Dreaming

Jun 24th, 2018 | By

Blogger Siobhan Johnson said of Pagan Dreaming, “I found a lot of new information in this book, but because of Nimue’s clarity and breezy writing style, Pagan Dreaming was a joy to read” You can read the full review here. Shamanism Books said “Pagan Dreaming is a book chocked full of wisdom and immensely readable; written

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Chapter 7 Una, Fairy Queen of Tipperary

Jun 23rd, 2018 | By

The last of the named Irish fairy Queens that we are going to look at in detail is Una, although there are of course more than the few I have presented here. I would encourage people to explore more of the folklore on your own if you feel like you still haven’t found a particular

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Summer Celebration with Lucya Starza

Jun 23rd, 2018 | By

Moon Books author Lucya Starza shares her thoughts on summer and celebration…. What festivals will you be attending/celebrating over the summer? Lucya: I’m not going to any public pagan camps this summer. I’m going away in August, but I want to spend the summer concentrating on my personal work and writing another book. I’m not

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