Pagan Q & A

Q&A with Melusine Draco

Sep 23rd, 2013 | By

“Most of the books I read concentrate on the Goddess, and often ignore the God altogether… I understand traditional witchcraft is more god-oriented.  Are there any easy ways of connecting with ‘Horned God’ energy?” SBW (Ayrshire) If the fields and hedgerows are considered to be the province of the Goddess, then the Woods and Forests are certainly the realm of the Horned God, since first and

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Q&A with Melusine Draco

Aug 18th, 2013 | By

“I would love to learn more about traditional witchcraft but don’t want to join a formal group or study course, have you any suggestions?” It was Andy Lloyd Book Reviews that first put the Traditional Witchcraft series into its proper perspective: “The ‘Traditional Witchcraft’ series provides varied information about what it means to be a

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Q&A with Melusine Draco

Jun 14th, 2013 | By

“What is the best way to introduce young children and teens to the ‘witch world’ without too much emphasis on the magic/ritual side of things?” Many years ago, my friend and I passed those long, hot summer days of childhood roaming the surrounding fields and hedgerows. Then, we could disappear for hours, discovering the treasures

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Q&A with Melusine Draco

May 5th, 2013 | By

I’m often asked which of my books are my personal favourites, and why? The ‘why’ is easier to answer.  My favourites are those that have taken the longest to research and write, rather than any ‘best-selling’ status.  To qualify as a favourite there has to be a lot of blood, sweat and tears gone into

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Q&A with Melusine Draco

Feb 15th, 2013 | By

“I’m fascinated by the sea but can only visit the shore on infrequent occasions. How can I use these energies for magical working when I’m at home? Any suggestions would be appreciated.” FC (Derbys) The Magic of the Sea I’ve just been watching the DVD of The Blue Planet and it’s been a constant reminder

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Q&A with Melusine Draco

Jan 17th, 2013 | By

URBAN WITCHCRAFT I’m often asked if there is a difference in practicing rural and urban witchcraft, and whether there are disadvantages of living in a town or city … I remember my old tutor being told by some bright young thing, that she couldn’t possibly be a witch because she was confined to a wheelchair

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Q&A with Melusine Draco

Nov 28th, 2012 | By

“I’ve been trying to consecrate a knife for use in Circle for magical working but it doesn’t ‘feel right’.   I’ve ritually cleansed it with salt and running water on two separate occasions, passing it through flame and smoke, but I can’t get a charge out of it following consecration.  Have you any suggestions, or am

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Q&A With Melusine Draco

Sep 13th, 2012 | By

“I’m interested in learning to read the Tarot … can you recommend the best deck for me to buy and which one do you use?” RC (Wimbledon)  The Marseilles deck is the oldest and the Rider-Waite the most popular but it usually comes down to whichever one ‘speaks’ to you in terms of design and

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Q&A With Melusine Draco

Aug 6th, 2012 | By

Two questions that often crop up at magical workshops concern the desire to become a healer and how to recognise omens.  In answer to both questions, I am going to allow my Arcanum students to answer on my behalf because their responses (taken from recent lessons) are simple, straightforward and pure common sense … Following

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