Tag: lancashire witches
“Lament Of A Pendle Witch”, A Poem by ZBK
Today I would like to take the time to share with you a poem that I wrote primarily to tell the story of how a Lancashire Witch may have felt in the run up to trial- though I appreciate a lot of artistic licence is involved here, and this poem certainly has a neo-pagan flare…
Diary Of A Folk Witch Entry: When The Wind Blows.
Date: Friday the 13th January 2023Moon Phase: Waning gibbous Location: Lancashire (home)Weather: Rain and winds, 5 degrees Celsius. There is something about the way in which the wind rolls down from the Lancashire moors and whips, whistles, and howls around the nearby suburban houses, where I live, that truly fills me with quiet awe.Since early…
The Grimoire Series: The Red Bell Charm For Protection.
Hello and welcome to this week’s instalment of the Grimoire Series, part of the ongoing premium content service, which offers readers two exclusive blogs a month for £4. As well as this, subscribers also have the opportunity to request joining the private Diary Of A Folk Witch Facebook group.The service alternates to offer subscribers detailed…
Plant And Tree Lore Series: Witches’ Broom.
Hello and welcome to another instalment of the plant and tree lore series! This week we shall be looking at the tree growth and deformity otherwise known as witches’ broom; a fascinating growth that is steeped in folklore and folk magic applications. So, without much further ado, let’s begin!
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,…