Books

Brendan Howlin Video

Jul 20th, 2018 | By

In this video, Moon Books author Brendan Howlin talks to Legalise Freedom about urban Druidry   Brendan Howlin is a Druid grade member of the order of Bards, Ovates and Druids (OBOD). He has been a Senior International Tutor for Bards and Ovates for 14 years, and Science Correspondent for Touchstone, the journal of OBOD

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Diary of a Heretic excerpt

Jul 18th, 2018 | By

Mark Townsend’s Diary of a Heretic shares the Pagan adventures of a Christian priest. It’s a great book for anyone exploring Christio-Pagan spirituality or anyone curious about interfaith. As Mark studied Druidry with The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, it’s also an interesting read for OBOD students. Here’s the prologue: “Roughly fifteen years ago

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The first copies of Poppets and Magical Dolls go on sale

Jul 16th, 2018 | By

By Lucya Starza Here’s a photo of me signing copies of my latest book Pagan Portals – Poppets and Magical Dolls at a launch event at Treadwell’s last Saturday. The book isn’t officially published until August, but Moon Books arranged for some early copies to go on sale at the central London bookshop in time

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Kitchen Witchcraft: Spells & Charms

Jul 16th, 2018 | By

NEW BOOK RELEASE! So the very lovely publishers Moon Books, having already released a book or thirteen of mine have given me my very own series, a Kitchen Witchcraft series. The first book in the series is called ‘Spells and Charms’ – and will be released on 27th July 2018 (although you can pre-order). The

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What is an Ovate?

Jul 15th, 2018 | By

According to the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids (OBOD), “In ancient times an Ovate was a prophet, seer, healer and diviner. In modern times, an Ovate is one who studies or practices herbalism, healing and divination within a Druidic context, or who has entered the Ovate level of training within a Druid Order.” You

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New authors at Moon Books

Jul 13th, 2018 | By

We’ll have two new authors joining Moon Books early in 2019 – their books are already well into the production process. Lady Haight-Ashton is a Third Degree Gardnerian High Priestess, a Third Degree Cabot Witch within the Cabot Hermetic Temple and a Priestess of Selket (also Lilith and Hecate) within the Fellowship of Isis where

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Gardening with the Moon and Stars – an excerpt

Jul 11th, 2018 | By

Gardening with the Moon & Stars brings biodynamics to the ordinary gardener. Elen Sentier is passionate about biodynamics. She feels it’s vital to make organics and biodynamics available to as many people as possible if we are to help our earth cope with the increasing demands we humans place upon her. Biodynamics is easy, simple,

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Cast the circle…

Jul 9th, 2018 | By
kitchen witch, circle casting, rachel patterson, art of ritual

Cast the Circle…   If you are just working on your own, meditating or doing a simple candle spell I don’t believe casting a circle is always necessary.  If you regularly smudge and protect your house and have your own shielding in place I wouldn’t bother, but the choice is yours.  If you are going

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The Essential Compendium of Irish Deities

Jul 9th, 2018 | By

One of my favourite offerings from Moon Book’s Pagan Portals series is Morgan Daimler’s Gods and Goddesses of Ireland: A Guide to Irish Deities (2016). There are certainly other texts that present Irish deities within the context of greater Celtic culture. (E.g., the excellent and scholarly Celtic Myth and Religion by Sharon Paice McLeod, which

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Kitchen Witchcraft Spells & Charms – an excerpt

Jul 7th, 2018 | By

Kitchen witchcraft Spells & Charms is the new book from Rachel Patterson. It’s the first in a series of books which delves into the world of the Kitchen Witch. Each book breaks down the whys and wherefores of the subject and includes practical guides and exercises. Other titles on the way include Garden Magic, Altars &

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