Posts Tagged ‘ Rebecca Beattie ’

Videos from Rebecca Beattie

Jan 7th, 2017 | By

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 –¬†

Online Solstice Event

Jun 25th, 2016 | By

The Pagan Federation’s Disabilities team ran their second online event for the summer solstice 2016. It’s been enthusiastically supported by Moon Books authors. If you didn’t join in with the event live, you can find all of the videos in the twitter feed –¬†¬†or on Facebook¬†although the further after the event you read this post,

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Reflections on Imbolc and the Promise of Spring

Feb 14th, 2016 | By

By Rebecca Beattie Imbolc seemed to have come earlier than usual to the city this year. On Christmas day I was walking with my thick winter coat tied around my waist, dressed only in a t-shirt, sweating with the effort of pulling my feet out of the thick, viscous mud that sucked them down. The

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News for January 2016

Jan 2nd, 2016 | By

This year we’ve got some great new books for you – more details on those as they come out. Today is all about author news – specifically opportunities to meet authors or to study with them, along with some things we’ve been up to lately. For UK folk, this month is all about fabulous Treadwells

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Reflections on Yule (and Other Winter Festivals)

Dec 24th, 2015 | By

By Rebecca Beattie My mother collected strays. At one time it was the seven feral cats that lived around our house, each named after its most distinctive characteristic. There was Jet, Pa-Cat, Moustache, Paws, Nosey, Rickets, and Piggy. Another time it was the homeless man who lived with us for six months, while he went

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Reflections of Samhain

Nov 18th, 2015 | By

By Rebecca Beattie Not everything in Nature Mysticism is about walking. Sometimes health concerns or other factors may intervene, and being the sufferer of an acute illness or a disability does not preclude one from following the path of a Nature Mystic. Mary Webb was a lifelong sufferer of Grave’s Disease, and spent a lot

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Mystic Living Today

Nov 16th, 2015 | By

For a while now, we’ve been sharing content with the website Mystic Living Today, who have been generous in their support. Here’s a list of Moon Books articles and excerpts you can read – links included for ease of following through.   Articles Honouring the Ancestors, by Nimue Brown. Nature Mystic – Rebecca Beattie Living

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Urban Nature Mystic – equinox reflections

Oct 22nd, 2015 | By

September – Autumn Equinox, or the Trick in Finding the Green By Rebecca Beattie The trick to being an Urban Nature Mystic, for me, is in finding walks that are the right length. Some footpaths are a bit of a tease; they give you a glimpse of the kind of untamed nature you are looking

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New for July: Nature Mystics

Jul 6th, 2015 | By

Pagan Portals РNature Mystics: The Literary Gateway to Modern Paganism. Author Rebecca Beattie lives in London and is a PhD candidate at the University of Middlesex, where she is researching Mary Webb and the Occult Landscape. She has previously written two novels, The Lychway, and Somewhere She Is There, and a book of short stories,

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Cover Story: Nature Mystics

May 4th, 2015 | By

Available from July 2015, Nature Mystics traces the lives and work of ten writers who contributed to the cultural environment that allowed Modern Paganism to develop and flourish throughout the twentieth century. John Keats, Mary Webb, Thomas Hardy, Sylvia Townsend Warner, D.H. Lawrence, Elizabeth von Arnim, W.B. Yeats, Mary Butts, J.R.R. Tolkien and E. Nesbit. Author

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