Posts Tagged ‘ Melusine Draco ’

Have Yourself A Merry Little (Pagan) Christmas

Aug 28th, 2018 | By

I’m sitting here on the sun lounger under an umbrella during the heat-wave and reading an article by one of the Sunday Independent’s columnist on the subject of all things – Christmas! “The festive season is on my mind,” writes John Masterson, “because my plans are made … I will be visiting a part of

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Moon Books – New releases this month -Book Reviews to Keep You Entertained.

Aug 16th, 2018 | By

August is here, which means I am taking a break from my regular blog posts for the next two months. I know you are probably a little disappointed (I am writing this with my facetious face on.) But please be assured that I shall return with a vengeance from October onwards including a glimpse of

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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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Excerpt from Aubry’s Dog

May 21st, 2018 | By

Aubry’s Dog, by Melusine Draco, is a practical and essential guide to using canine magical energies. Aubry of Montdidier was murdered in 1371, in the forest of Bondy. His dog, Dragon, showed a most unusual hatred to a man named Richard of Macaire, always snarling and ready to fly at his throat whenever he appeared. Suspicion

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Traditional Witchcraft for Urban Living

May 11th, 2018 | By

Spring might be just around the corner but for all those pagan folk living in towns and cities it might seem a long way off if we don’t know how to look for it. Weekends are a constant battle with family commitments, domestic chores and socialising. It’s no wonder that the urban witch has little time or

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The Dictionary of Magic and Mystery

Apr 13th, 2018 | By

The Dictionary of Magic and Mystery – The definitive guide to the mysterious, the magical and the supernatural Compiled by Mélusine Draco I’m often asked which of all my books has given me the most satisfaction and I can say without hesitation it would be The Dictionary of Magic and Mystery which I’d compiled over the years for

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Excerpt from the Dictionary of Mystery & Magic

Apr 8th, 2018 | By

  This excerpt is taken from the introduction to Melusine Draco’s magical dictionary: “Every good reference book is both a product and a reflection of its time. The Dictionary of Magic & Mystery is not just another compendium or dictionary of occultism: it is a jumping-off point for further research. Here, the reader will find

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Reviews from Melusine Draco

Dec 10th, 2017 | By

Melusine Draco has been reviewing books that she considers relevant for students of British Old Craft. Here’s some of the Moon books titles that she’s identified… The Healing Power of Celtic Plants, by Angela Paine. “It is often said that Magic is a blend of Science and Art and ‘Healing Power of Celtic Plants’ is

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The 32 Days of Yuletide

Nov 22nd, 2017 | By

An extract from Have A Cool Yule: How to survive (and enjoy) the Mid-Winter Festival. It is unwise to lay down the law over the exact number of days required to celebrate the pagan Mid-Winter Festival, but needless to say it renders the seasonal song The Twelve Days of Christmas redundant. By the time the

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