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
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
Making wine has become something of a hobby of mine. It’s a kind of alchemy, the taking of raw natural ingredients and combining to create something new, something delicious and also so very, very strong. Absolute magic! Whilst these wines are indeed rustic and not as refined as something you might spend top dollar on,… Continue reading Adventures In Wine Making: Rustic Ginger Wine
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.
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.
So whilst the day itself, whichever one you celebrate, has gone, there is still the rest of the season to enjoy, and it's the perfect time to spend some time not only on introspection, but on enjoying yourself, on allowing yourself to reconnect with the cycles and rhythms of nature.