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Folklore And Spirits Of The Land Series: Where Boggarts Lurk And Skrikers Scream (Part 2)
Last week, we took a journey through the infamous folklore of the Boggart, a somewhat complicated trickster creature that hails from the North of England.We looked at their history, etymology, tales, relevance within Lancashire folklore, and whether or not there was a potential link between it and the Poltergeist.Where the Boggart can be a nuisance…
Grimoire Series: House Protection And House Cleansing – A Witch’s Fortress.
Last week, I gave a step by step instructional on how to make the ‘Restful mind charm’. A charm that is designed to be used alongside other self help methods, such as grounding and centring, and the implementation of personal boundaries, for the benefit of easing sleep issues and night time anxiety.
The Grimoire Series: The Restful Mind Charm.
As individuals, we are constantly being bombarded with negative news, fear, screen fatigue, toxic polarization of opinion, and anxiety. Worse of all, these updates are in our pockets! On our smartphones, our tablets, and even on our non pocket devices. We are currently saturated with information! And not all of it good…
Leeting the Witches & Soul Cakes; Haunting Traditions Of Lancashire.
If like me, you are somewhat attached to British, Brythonic and Celtic folklore and you live in the North of England, then you may be lucky enough to be part of a community that still participates in this Pagan-Christian Folk tradition. Perhaps you’re even blessed enough to live in a rural area that still carries…
A Spellsong For Pendle: ‘Be Warned My Child Of Witches Near by’
Pendle is a place like no other. It’s lonely beauty piercing through the landscape with with an elegance that is both stunning and foreboding. She stands tall, visible for miles around and cuts through the land like a huge sloping central stage. A stage of course where many a Pendle Witch is said to have…
The Witch’s Altar- Musings Of A Modern Folk Witch.
Date: 22nd September 2021 Today’s Tarot card: The high priestess (Druid craft deck) Time: 22:10 Weather: Cool and breezy. Note: Full moon yesterday, autumn equinox today. Today I am gazing upon my altar and thinking about all of the beautiful complexities of it. My altar is not just a place where I go to perform…
“By Apple, Clove, Horse Shoe & Hoop” A Folk Witches Healing Working
When we think of Witchcraft and folk magick, many an image may fill the imagination. For some, the image may be that of a very stereotypical fairy tale Witch, complete with conical hat, hooked nose, warts and a broom stick; uttering curses over a bubbling cauldron. Others may see something akin to Hollywood movies, where…
Hello, and welcome to my page. A place where magick, folklore, regional witchcraft and spirituality dance together to tell the story of my day to day practice. I am a practicing Witch of twenty one years, trainee Priestess of Cerridwen, NHS Pagan Chaplain and the Pagan Federation’s Disability Liaison Officer for the North West of…