Gardening is something I enjoy, but it's also one of the easiest ways in which to bring the magickal, spiritual and mundane aspects of your life together. For me, that's the point, for these aspects of ourselves do not live in a vacuum, they are each an important part of ourselves, and when out in the garden working with dirt and seed, I can't help but feel that all of those different parts are brought together, all in harmony. It is a good feeling!
I am an animist. I believe that everything in the natural world - trees, plants, animals, mountains etc - has a spirit, a soul. I truly believe, and have experienced for myself, that a strong connection with nature will have a profound effect on your witchcraft. It really will. Building a relationship with nature is… Continue reading Building a Relationship With Nature
I belong to the land beneath my feet And the wind that blows so sweet. I belong to the rain that falls, And the wild, my name it calls. So what land do I call home? Whatever land I do roam.
The tarot is something that calls to so many of us, even those who normally steer well clear of anything that might resemble the occult. There is just something about these mysterious little cards that stirs something within us. Learning the tarot is an ongoing process, It never ends because we are ever changing; I… Continue reading Journeys Into The Tarot
These are truly beautiful cards. At first glance, and as they are often described, the drawings may seem rustic, but as they draw in the eye, there is a complex beauty inherent in each and every card.
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As I write this I’m at work. Gone is the bookshop. Work now is in a big office building on the industrial estate close to my home. People look at me gone out when I tell them I’ve changed jobs, I think because they have a romantic idea of what it was like in the shop. They didn’t see the unpaid overtime or the long hours or the heavy lifting up and down stairs. Or the fact that it’s corporate owned. I think people imagined that it would be like working in ‘Black Books’ (a UK based comedy). But it wasn’t.
So the new job is better but still, it’s work, and not for myself. I keep catching myself daydreaming out of the window. Sometimes it feels like…
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Cooking is a way of connecting with the land via the harvest, and also reminds us that we too are a part of the cycle of life.