Posts Tagged ‘ Mabh Savage ’

The Eildon Tree

May 21st, 2017 | By

Spikes spear the sky; a crown of thorns Exchanged for a crown of flowers As May Day comes with wind and sun; With eerie Faerie powers.   Thomas walked beneath the tree He met a lady fair With velvet cloak and oak green shirt Riding a milky mare.   She tempts with words and tempts

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Celtic Witchcraft for Beltane and Beyond

May 7th, 2017 | By

By Mabh Savage This time last year I was delighted to be at Waterstones, launching my latest book, Pagan Portals: Celtic Witchcraft. As well as speaking about the book, and treating everyone to some mead and my mum’s delicious cakes, I popped in a few little spells for people to try out. I tried to

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Author insights with Mabh Savage

Apr 7th, 2017 | By

When did you first realise you wanted to write? My mum and dad still have an early poem I wrote mounted above the fireplace. I was four, and of course, it’s awful, but it shows that I was playing with words pretty much as soon as I knew what they were. I moved from poems

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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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Searching for a Snowdrop

Feb 7th, 2017 | By

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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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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Winter festival videos

Dec 23rd, 2016 | By

Below are videos Moon Books authors made for the Pagan Federation Online Midwinter Festival 2016. You can follow the PF Disabilities Team on twitter –  Or find the events on facebook. A Story About the Longest Night from Siusaidh Ceanadach   Ankles and Self Care from Nimue Brown   Mabh Savage – The Anxious Witch   Telling tales with

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A day in the life of… Mabh Savage

Nov 13th, 2016 | By

The average day is very different based on whether there’s a school run or not, so let’s think about a school holiday day, where I don’t have to go to the day job and there’s no frantic scrabbling for uniform! I get up whenever my six-year-old boy wakes me up. Despite adoring the sunrise, and

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Autumn Pickings

Sep 21st, 2016 | By

By Mabh Savage I saw a crow carrying a hedgehog today. The hedgehog was dead, crushed by a car whose driver was oblivious to its small, spiky presence. Maybe that driver was in a hurry, or didn’t see, or simply didn’t care. The crow waited for a gap in the traffic, and, just a few

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Recent reviews

Aug 22nd, 2016 | By

Here are some of the things reviewers have been saying about our books recently. A Kitchen Witch’s World of Magical Food. “A Kitchen Witch’s World of Magical Foods’ by Rachel Patterson should take pride of place on your kitchen shelf amongst your most favourite recipe books.” ~ Life and Soul Magazine,   Fairycraft “Following

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