Looking Back to Look Forward

Looking Back to Look Forward

  Looking Back to Look Forward The Hearth of Brighid   We are about to be between the years once more. A liminal time between what was and all the potential of what is to come. And as we hurtle towards the striking of Midnight I’m in a reflective mood. I’m still...
Dancing in the Moonlight

Dancing in the Moonlight

The Moon and magic are inextricably linked. The image of the witch dancing below the full moon is prevalent not just in our community but across society. Witches and Full Moons go together like Chocolate and Chilli. (Or is that just me?). This weekend brings another...
The Tides are Changing

The Tides are Changing

The bright green, overflowing, exploding abundance of summer passed some weeks ago. Growth slowed just a little bit – but the sun continued to burn brightly. And now, in the last week or so the smell in the air has changed, the rain lingers a little longer, and...
Top Ten Books for the Traditionalist Witch

Top Ten Books for the Traditionalist Witch

This is a title with a lot of promise! I fear that promise may be unfulfilled because, as any true bookworm witch knows, its impossible to produce a definitive list when there is such good material to choose from. We are incredibly lucky to be living amongst so many...
Mari Lwyd – A Welsh Living Tradition of Death

Mari Lwyd – A Welsh Living Tradition of Death

Dark and Cold. The night is still. You hold your breath as the clock ticks closer toward midnight. A knock on the door. The heart stops. Death is at your door. During the darkest part of the year, when spirits of the dead walk across the land of the living. When the...
Live Local, Eat Local

Live Local, Eat Local

Being local is important to my witchcraft. I work with the magic that is HERE. I work with the energies which meet me every morning as I open my door. I am a local witch. So why have I just eaten a banana that was grown in West Africa? My Witchcraft is all about...