London Calling: connecting with big cities

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Cities can get a bad rap in modern paganism, especially in modern witchcraft. We idealize the countryside, dreaming of our little witches’ cottage, and demonize the dirty ole towns. But cities are our unique creations, reflecting human creativity and culture like no other. This week Traci shares her tips for connecting with a true megacity — London, England. [Read more...]

Procession Photos and May Day

Some one dressed up as skunk cabbage! One of my favorite plants!

Niki posts pictures of the amazing Procession of the Species parade in Olympia, WA. [Read more...]

Procession of the Species

By Davidakoontz at English Wikipedia via Wikimedia Commons, from 2005.

Niki prepares to participate in the Procession of the Species. [Read more...]

House and Home

Something like would sure be nice..... (Joe Mabel, via Wikimedia Commons)

House hunting means listening for the land to speak, too. [Read more...]

My spiritual map

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Niki draws a silly map of her ‘sacred landscape.’ [Read more...]

Land as Lover

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David Abram, in his amazing book The Spell of the Sensuous, talks about geography as a container. More than just mountains that enclose or fields that spread out, land shapes our views of the world, our experiences with future places, how we perceive time and seasons, how communities function, and how we relate the non-human world. [Read more...]

Traci’s Top 10: Tips For Cultivating Place In The City

Mrs. Eberly and her cannon : Austin, Texas

My return to the U.S. last week felt disconcerting, but it’s rarely a smooth transition. The transatlantic flight leaves the body tired and the souls displaced. I searched for a space to rest and bring all my parts into the present place. [Read more...]


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