Posts Tagged ‘ witchcraft ’

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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A Day in the Life of … Melusine Draco

Nov 17th, 2016 | By

On reflection life is good and it’s not everyone who can live the witch’s dream of retiring to a small, isolated cottage in a river valley in the shadow of a wild mountain range.  Since I’m country born and bred, it’s more like returning to my roots but life’s rich tapestry has certainly had its

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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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Rachel Patterson Reviews

Oct 9th, 2016 | By

Rachel Patterson is the author of many fine Kitchen Witch titles here at Moon Books – you can find out more about her work here – Alongside writing books, Rachel also has a blog which updates frequently. She’s a generous reviewer of other people’s books. The following are quotes taken from her blog reviews. Ariadne’s

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New book! A Mystic Guide to Cleansing & Clearing

Sep 7th, 2016 | By

A Mystic Guide to Cleansing & Clearing by David Salisbury Using energetic methods from a variety of traditions and philosophies, this is a new approach to the practice of cleansing our lives. A Mystic Guide to Cleansing & Clearing takes a new approach to the practice of cleansing our lives. Using energetic methods from a variety

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New for September – The Secret People

Sep 3rd, 2016 | By

The Secret People A new book from Traditional Witchcraft author Melusine Draco. Much of what passes for ‘witchcraft’ today was everyday knowledge to our forebears, especially those who lived and worked in the countryside. Here were to be found practical household hints, remedies and family recipes that had been handed down from generation to generation,

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New for July – The Cailleach

Jul 5th, 2016 | By

Pagan Portals – The Cailleach. A short introduction to the mysteries, myths and magic of the ancient goddess of the landscape by popular witchcraft author Rachel Patterson. The Cailleach – goddess of the ancestors, wisdom that comes with age, the weather, time, shape-shifting and winter. Within the pages of this book Rachel Patterson gives the reader an

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New for June – Fairycraft

Jun 7th, 2016 | By

Morgan Daimler’s Pagan Portal on Fairy witchcraft has been tremendously popular, so clearly a more indepth exploration of the subject was in order! This month we’re delighted to be publishing Fairycraft – an in-depth manual for practicing Fairy Witchcraft including theology, fairy lore, rituals, holidays, and magical practices. This book aims to pick up where

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New for May – The Art of Ritual

May 9th, 2016 | By

The Art of Ritual: Hand fastings, baby namings, Goddess rites, Celtic tree celebrations, and other elemental rituals from a kitchen hedge witch. Rachel is an incredibly prolific and popular author, writing accessible and upbeat witchcraft titles. Other works include: Pagan Portals Kitchen Witchcraft Grimoire of a Kitchen Witch Pagan Portals Hoodoo Folk Magic Pagan Portals

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