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…
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…
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.
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…