Tag: folk magic
The Grimoire Series: A Safe Key Spell For Protection Of The Home.
Hello and welcome to this week’s premium content blog! I hope you’re well and enjoying the early summer, here in Lancashire it is cool but sunny and the garden is in full bloom!One of the things I have started to implement over the last couple of weeks is to fairly spread out content and create…
Folklore And Spirits Of The Land Series: “I Cannot Cross The Bridge Kind Sir”.
“Old Pendle, Old Pendle, thou standest alone.Twixt Burnley and Clitheroe, Whalley and Colne, Where Hodder and Ribble’s fair waters do meet.With Barley and Downham content at thy feet. When witches do fly on a cold winters night,we won’t tell a soul and we’ll bolt the door tight.We’ll sit round the fire and keep ourselves warm,…
Diary Of A Folk Witch: The Witch’s Garden, Prayer, Cerridwen, And The Importance Of Self Care.
Date: 16th May 2022Moon Phase: Full Moon/Lunar BeltanePlace: Lancashire, UK For the last few weeks, I have been sheltering in the womb of self care and retreat.With the easing of Coronavirus restrictions over the last few months, I have found the world is steadily going back to ‘normal’. With ‘busy-ness’ increasing and the world speeding…
Plant Lore Series: The Magic Of Apple.
There are many plants that are associated with the art of witchcraft. Sadly, most associations are of the plants with more nefarious qualities, such as wormwood, blackthorn, deadly nightshade, and of course, the lethal hemlock.However, if any one plant has become synonymous with both witchcraft and the occult, it would have to be the apple.…
Grimoire Series: An Invocation To The God And Goddess.
Hello and thank for for joining me this week in our second instalment of the Grimoire series as part of the premium content subscription. I am delighted to share with you two invocations that I have written and use within my own personal practice, and I, of course, invite you to also use them should…
Grimoire Series: The Home Centre Candle Working.
The Home Centre Candle is a working I created back in about 2014 to act as a central point of power and manifestation within the home. It is a symbolic piece of sympathetic magick whose objective can be tweaked each month depending on what is needed.For example, if I felt the home and family needed…
The Problem With Gatekeeping, Occult Snobbery, And Elitism Within Modern Witchcraft.
One of the best things about witchcraft is that it has so many flavours! Witchcraft is a practice that is evident in pretty much every culture of the world! Therefore, how can there ever be one practice or way that is superior to them all? The truth is that there cannot be. Therefore modern occult…
Folk Witchcraft Series: ‘By The Pricking Of My Thumbs’: The Use Of Needles & Pins Within Witchcraft For Healing & Ill.
As long as there has been a practice of Witchcraft, so too does there seem to have been a use of pins, needles, nails, and other sharp, pointed, and easily accessible such tools within the art. In this weeks blog we shall be looking at references of the use of both pins and needles within…
Why Psychic Protection Is More Important Now (In 2022) Than Ever Before, & How You Can Use It!
When we speak of psychic protection and protective magick our minds can automatically drift towards the act of stopping or preventing ‘psychic attack’ from a Witch or fellow Occultist. Or perhaps we remember the grounding techniques, or boundary exercises that we did when we first started treading the path that is Witchcraft. Or maybe we…
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.