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London workshop on poppets and dolls in folk magic

Mar 1st, 2018 | By
Poppets and Magical Dolls

I’m running a practical workshop called Poppets in Folk Magic at Treadwell’s Bookshop in London on Saturday 17 March. The class runs from 1pm to 3pm. All materials are supplied, it is only £20 per person and you get to make and take home a magical doll you have created in the workshop to help you

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Self Love Magick for Valentine’s Day and Every Day

Feb 14th, 2018 | By
Every Day Magic

Even if you don’t have a partner on Valentine’s Day, you still have someone to love – yourself! Here is some wonderful Self Love Magick by Irisanya. It is the entry for today, February 14, from the Moon Books community book Every Day Magic. While it might be Valentine’s Day, remember that love transcends time

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Candle magic and traditions for Imbolc and Candlemas

Jan 29th, 2018 | By
Pagan Portals - Candle Magic

Imbolc, the pagan festival in early February, is often celebrated by lighting candles. The Christian festival at this time of year is called Candlemas and is also associated with candles. Here is an extract from Pagan Portals – Candle Magic about traditional and modern ways of honouring the season: Imbolc/Candlemas Pagans celebrate the first stirrings

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Resolve to enrich your spirit a little every day

Jan 1st, 2018 | By
Every Day Magic

At the start of every year I make not just a single New Year Resolution – I make at least 10. That way, I find, I usually achieve at least some of them. Even if I don’t quite do what I planned, at least I have usually thought about my goals and taken some slight

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Learn Candle Magic in Central London

Dec 14th, 2017 | By
Candle Magic

Lucya Starza writes… I’m running a workshop on practical candle magic at Treadwell’s Bookshop on Sunday 14 January 2018. The class runs from 1pm to 3pm, all materials are supplied, it is only £20 per person and you get to take an enchanted candle or two home with you. The candle magic workshop covers material from

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Pagan Portals – Candle Magic: An Introduction

Dec 1st, 2017 | By
Pagan Portals Candle Magic

Lucya Starza writes: Last year I published my first full-length book with Moon Books. It was called Pagan Portals – Candle Magic and here is the introduction that appeared in it: Candle magic is fun and easy. I’ve been doing candle magic since I was a toddler – and I expect you have too. Every

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Every Day Magic and the Start of Winter Fun

Nov 24th, 2017 | By
Lucya Starza

The start of winter festivities was Brumalia in Ancient Rome, which began today on November 24. It is also the launch day for a Moon Books community book I worked on – Every Day Magic – A Pagan Book of Days – which covers things to do and celebrate every day of the year –

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A New Book and a New Blog

Nov 21st, 2017 | By

Hi, this is the very first post of a new blog I’m starting with Moon Books. I’m Lucya Starza and I’m also the author of A Bad Witch’s Blog, which celebrated its 10th anniversary earlier this month. You can read all about that here. Later this week, on November 24, a Moon Books community book that

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