The Tree And Plant Lore Series: The Rose.
This salt dough based poppet is used to help initiate a healing journey for someone who has experienced a broken heart. Perhaps through a break up or a more complicated divorce. This poppet working is not designed to be made by the one who is suffering with the broken heart, but rather by someone like…
Kitchen Witchcraft: Rune Cookie Recipe.
Hello and welcome to Diary Of A Folk Witch, a learning platform open to all! For those of you that don’t know me, my name is Zanna and I am a Lancashire based folk witch, Priestess, and birth doula. The aim of this website is to provide free or affordable content and learning on all…
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…
Folk Witchcraft Series: Five Most Effective Charms For Home Protection.
This week, I am going to be discussing five charms for the purpose of house protection that I have personally found to be the most effective in regard to the psychic and energetic safeguarding of the home. Some of these charms and ways will not be specifically native to the U.K and Ireland, and where…
The Grimoire Series: A Modern Take On A Traditional Blood Staunching Charm.
Hello and welcome to this week’s instalment of the Grimoire Series, one of four topics covered within the premium content service that Diary of a Folk Witch offers for £4 a month. This week’s blog is a nice, simple and straight to the point addition that is designed to be used by subscribers within their…
Plant And Tree Lore Series: In The Shadow Of English Yew.
Hello and welcome to this week’s instalment of the plant and tree lore series! This week’s offering will be that of the folklore and magic of the Yew tree. A tree that is heavily associated with death, rebirth, the ever repeating cycle of life, transformation, the ancestors, and both malefic and protective magical workings. So,…
Folk Witchcraft Series: Every Day Tools Of The Folk Witch.
Hello and welcome to this week’s instalment of the Folk Witchcraft series, part of the ongoing premium content service. If you’re new here and not familiar with my work, my name is Zanna and I am a practicing folk witch based in that mysterious dark corner of the land known as Lancashire. As well as…
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!
The Grimoire Series: Granny’s Curtains.
Hello and welcome to this week’s blog! I hope you have had a lovely week and are having a peaceful weekend.It’s been very hot here in the North West of England, with temperatures reaching a whopping 38c. I don’t know about you, but for someone of Celtic heritage and with pale skin, I’m just not…