On Taking A Stand

Before I get down into the nitty gritty, I’m just going to say that there’s been no one incident that has prompted this post, but rather a series of personal experiences and recent observances from the wider world that got me thinking. You see, quite recently I think there’s been a trend of people expecting that we should just take their shit.

Putting in the Work – On Getting Down & Dirty

The issue of gate keeping often arises in witchcraft circles – people telling other people what makes a true witch or rather what doesn’t . Sometimes the advice is well meaning though unsolicited and often patronising, whilst other times it is pure snobbishness. Sometimes it arises as a defence mechanism from those who have experienced some sort of trauma or negative treatment, either because of their own practice or at the hands of those who would appropriate and exploit it

As Above So Below – Hermeticism, Ancestors & The World Tree

Most people with even just a passing interest in occultism and magick will have heard the phrase ‘as above so below’ at some point. Sounds poetic doesn’t it? But there is a truth in this and the other hermetic principles, though as the Wheel of the year turns towards Samhain, it is this principle we will discuss in relation to ancestor worship, spirit work and the axis mundi.

Plant Power – All Purpose Cleaner

I love making my own products to use in and around the home, there’s just something so satisfying about it, especially when someone comes round and comments on how nice it smells! Now the making of products doesn’t necessarily fall under the umbrella of witchcraft, but if you consider the ritual harvesting of herbs and so on then it is easy to see how the crafting of items and products can fall within the realm of folk practice. And if you want to get witchy with it, then consecrate the final product in a ritual settingĀ  before use.