Work in Progress

Chapter 4 – Áine

Mar 24th, 2018 | By

Now that we have looked at the Queens of the Seelie and Unseelie Court let’s turn our attention to the Fairy Queens elsewhere. While the model of the two courts can be very useful it is something we only see in Scotland; when we look at the Queens in Ireland we find more subtlety and

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Spring Clean Your Mind, Body, Soul

Mar 16th, 2018 | By

Spring is almost here. I can feel it in the way my skin itches to be kissed by the thin gold strands of sunlight or in the tightening excitement in the pit of my belly when I realize it is almost 7pm…and still light out. I might just get to have a glass of wine

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Chapter 3 – Nicnevin

Feb 23rd, 2018 | By

Having met the Queen of Elfland in the previous chapter, now let’s take a look at Nicnevin who some say is the Queen of the Unseelie Court. The Unseelie are the less benevolent and more dangerous court, but Nicnevin is also strongly associated with witches and besides her title of Queen of the Unseelie she

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5 Ways to Celebrate Imbolc

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By

5 Ways to Celebrate Imbolc January 31, 2018 I love winter. The season creates space for quiet and contemplation. And while many see January and February as the cold season’s doldrums after the vibrant festivities of December, I find the calm, clean energy of the first two months of the new year to be refreshing.

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The Hidden Goddess – Chapter one – The Quest Begins

Feb 1st, 2018 | By

The Hidden Goddess.  The banished and dismantled goddess.  The lost.  The forgotten.  Who was she?  Who praised her name?  And what fate befell her? There are no easy answers to these questions.  Details have been erased and distorted over the centuries.  Her altars have been toppled and her sanctuaries razed.  She is cloaked in controversy,

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Chapter 2: Meeting the Queen of Elfland

Jan 26th, 2018 | By

Chapter 2 The Queen of Elfland Now that we’ve gotten a basic idea of the etiquette and navigating Fairy, and have met and gotten to know our guide, it’s time to start looking at meeting the Queens themselves. We will take our time with this and from here on out each individual chapter will be

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Supplement – Travelling in Fairy with a Disability

Jan 7th, 2018 | By

After my last chapter was posted I received an excellent question, on a topic relating to Journeying that hadn’t been covered but which really does need to be discussed. Niniann asked how a person’s physical state in our world, specifically physical limitations, effects travelling in Fairy and if that could be a concern as we

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Chapter 1 – Navigating Elfland: Hierarchy among the Good People

Dec 27th, 2017 | By

In the Introduction we looked at some basic tips for approaching and dealing with fairies, which is an essential starting point. The next step, before we get into actually learning about and meeting each Queen, is to get an idea of Fairy itself and how things generally are among the Good People. While the etiquette

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Fairy Queens – Introduction

Nov 27th, 2017 | By

Hello everyone, and welcome to the first installment of my new work in-progress ‘Pagan Portals Fairy Queens’.  This month I’ll be sharing the introduction to the new book, where we get to know the concept behind ‘Fairy Queens’, cover some basic etiquette for dealing with fey royalty, and share a basic journey to meet with

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Pagan Portals Fairy Queens

Nov 22nd, 2017 | By

Hello everyone, I am blogging a work in progress called Pagan Portals Fairy Queens which will appear here once a month. I’ll be posting a chapter at a time as the book is written and am open to reader feedback and suggestion as I go along. At the end of a year when the book is

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