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Moon Books on Pinterest

Feb 23rd, 2017 | By
Halo Goblin circus

Pinterest is one of the friendliest social media spaces. Moon Books has had a presence there for some time, and some of our authors have boards as well. Do come and join us. Moon Books has an array of boards – not just about our own books, but wider pagan interest. We’ve boards for Druidry,

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Favourite methods of divination

Feb 19th, 2017 | By
Lucya Starza's Yule card tarot

We asked how people prefer to approach divination, and the answers were fascinating… Julie Brett: I like nature itself or what I call “oracle walking”. Also oracle cards and home made ogham. Kate Large: Tarot for me. I got into it as a teenager, so it feels so familiar: just picking it up moves me outside my

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Videos from the online Imbolc Festival

Feb 13th, 2017 | By

The awesome Pagan Federation disabilities team ran another online festival for Imbolc. Here are the contributions from Moon Books authors. Mabh Savage: The Anxious Witch: Maintaining a Group Connection   Robin Herne on being sociable   You can find the rest of the online event here – or pick it up on the twitter feed here

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For the love of trees

Feb 11th, 2017 | By

The Climate Coalition’s latest ‘Show The Love’ campaign launched this February. It’s all about showing our love for nature and raising awareness of climate change. On the 12th February, many people will be wearing, making and sharing green hearts. So here’s a green heart by Nimue Brown. I asked Moon Books authors what their favourite

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Searching for a Snowdrop

Feb 7th, 2017 | By
c. Mabh Savage

by Mabh Savage I keep looking, I really do. I’m so used to seeing the snowdrops just before Imbolc, that it pains me that I haven’t found one yet. I feel like I need to see one before sunset on the first of February, as spring can’t really be approaching if the little fair maids

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When is Imbolc?

Jan 21st, 2017 | By

By Nimue Brown Wikipedia will cheerfully tell you, should you ask, that Imbolc is the 1st of February and the beginning of spring. Of course the calendar dates are a bit confused by the long term historical calendar slippage that then led to the 15 day shift and the Gregorian calendar of 1582 with its

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A new author for 2017

Jan 19th, 2017 | By
Julie Brett

As you might expect, the majority of the new Moon Books titles for 2017 come from authors who have published with us before. However, we’re delighted to announce the coming of the first book from new author Julie Brett. Julie Brett is passionate about reawakening the magic of the Australian landscape. She is also passionate

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Gods of portals

Jan 17th, 2017 | By

“Gods of Portals, Life Transitions and Liminal Spaces”, presentation by Imelda Almqvist at “Threshold”, the annual conference of The Gatekeeper Trust, November 2016. Imelda Almqvist teachea shamanism and sacred art. Although based in London, she teaches internationally. Imelda’s sacred art courses take place in the fertile space where art meets shamanism. Imelda pioneered a shamanic

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Videos from Rebecca Beattie

Jan 7th, 2017 | By
Rebecca Beattie, author of Nature Mystics

Rebecca Beattie is the author of Nature Mystics The Literary Gateway to Modern Paganism (find out more here). She’s a regular contributor to online Pagan events, and has set up a youtube channel for her talks. Self Care for Worn Out Carers     Making Magical Baths You can find her other videos here –

Over the Threshold

Jan 1st, 2017 | By

By Mabh Savage I’ve seen some sneering on facebook recently, mocking those who have anthropomorphised 2016 into some hulking hobgoblin; a reaper of sorts, taking love, joy and inspiration and crushing hope in claws of chaos and corrosion. Because it’s silly to treat a revolution of our planet around the sun as if it was

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