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Pagan Portals Runes – an excerpt

Oct 1st, 2018 | By

The Runes are a set of 24 symbols which are steeped in history, myths and legends. pagan Portals Runes, by Kylie Holmes offers practical and accessible information for anyone to understand this ancient form of divination. Here’s an excerpt from the book. “If you’ve just begun your spiritual journey, you can boost the process whilst

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Hail Hekate! … From book reviewer to best-selling author

Sep 16th, 2018 | By

Moon Books author Viv Moss has recently celebrated her book on Hekate selling five thousand copies and reaching best-seller status. Viv originally got in touch with Moon Books in 2014 asking if she could be a reviewer. We were happy to take her on and after reviewing for a while she offered a chapter on

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Poppets & Magical Dolls – a big thanks to everyone!

Aug 31st, 2018 | By
Poppets and Magical Dolls

By Lucya Starza Today I got a lovely email from Moon Books: “Congratulations! Pagan Portals – Poppets and Magical Dolls is now published.” I’m delighted that my new book is finally out on shop shelves and available to order online. However, I would not have got this far if it wasn’t for the help of

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The Shaman Within – an excerpt

Aug 27th, 2018 | By

The Shaman Within, by Barbara Meiklejohn-Free  explains how our ancient wisdoms can now be employed to tackle the big issues that trouble our minds, ravage our bodies and quash our spirits. Through a very personal journey; the travels, experiences, rituals, highs and lows of the protagonist, an amazing tapestry of insights and answers is woven

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Old Gods New Druids – an excerpt

Aug 17th, 2018 | By

Old Gods, New Druids, by Robin Herne, offers a series of twenty humorous and informative lessons that can be used for group or solitary study and is ideal for people interested in Druidry and the Pagan spirituality of ancient Britain and Ireland. Here’s an excerpt: The word Druid conjures up all sorts of images. For

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Learn about candle magic and poppet magic in London

Aug 14th, 2018 | By

By Lucya Starza In September I will be giving a workshop on candle magic and talking about poppet magic at two lovely pagan shops in London. Here are the details: Thursday 6 September: Candle Magic Workshop. I am running an evening workshop based on my book Pagan Portals – Candle Magic at Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street,

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Seven Ages of the Goddess – an excerpt

Aug 5th, 2018 | By

Seven Ages of the Goddess is a new anthology from Moon Books. With contributions from best-selling authors such as Morgan Daimler, Elen Sentier and Jhenah Telyndru, as well as a new generation of up-coming writers, Seven Ages of the Goddess uncovers the history of the Goddess, from prehistoric origins through to the present day and beyond.

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Poppets and Magical Dolls – an excerpt

Aug 3rd, 2018 | By

Out this August, is Pagan Portals – Poppets and Magical Dolls, by Lucya Starza.  this book explores the use of dolls for spellwork, witchcraft and seasonal celebrations and offers a history of and a practical guide to the uses of poppets and magical dolls in sympathetic magic. Here’s an excerpt from the introduction: “The title of this

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Divination: By Rods Birds and Fingers – an excerpt

Aug 1st, 2018 | By

Divination is only a small part of a witch’s stock in trade, and although a basic introduction to the subject can be learned from books, proficiency will only come through vigorous practice. This proficiency comes through the discovery of certain secret matters by a great variety of means, correspondences, signs and occult techniques. Before a

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An extract from Traditional Witchcraft for Fields & Hedgerows

Jul 29th, 2018 | By

For a witch the magical energies of Traditional Witchcraft for Fields and Hedgerows differs quite considerably from Traditional Witchcraft for Woods and Forests because whereas the woods have been part of our landscape since the beginning of time, fields and hedgerows are a relatively recent innovation. It therefore stands to reason that the witchcraft of

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