Folklore And Spirits Of The Land Series: Ghosts
I have often wondered if one of the reasons hauntings have become more and more documented since the mid eighteen hundreds is because British culture heavily shifted during the Victorian era. Not only was this period the height of culture, arts, new technology and industrialisation, it was also a dawn of new, more educated and…
Folk Witchcraft Series: Coffin Lanes And Corpse Roads. Where Spirits Dwell And Lych Folk Watch.
Not too far from me lies a secluded little nature spot called Viridor Wood, a long and pretty woodland where dog walkers roam, families have picnics, foragers pick wild edibles and sometimes, Witches explore. You see, deep within the wood lays the remains of a long and almost forgotten part of Lancashire history and folklore;…
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,…
Folklore And Spirits Of the Land Series: “Where Boggarts Lurk And Skrikers Scream”. Part one.
There are many ‘mythological creatures’, or as many of us Witches prefer to call them, spirits of the land, here in these beautiful Celtic isles. Each of them with their very own unique forms, functions and personalities. Here in Lancashire, in the North West of England, we are no stranger to demons, goblins, long leggedy…
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.