The High Priestess malarky…

The High Priestess malarky…At a recent festival I was asked what made me a High Priestess? My answer was this: Although my path now is that of a Kitchen/Hedge Witch when I first started I trained in Wicca and I worked through the three Wiccan degrees (with two different groups) and eight years after starting [Read More…]

Do what works for you…

Do what works for you: My thoughts for today… Working with the Craft Working with The Craft is very personal, everyone will walk their own pathway and take a very individual journey. I don’t believe there is a right way or a wrong way to work with anything within The Craft whether it is how [Read More…]

I will not be putting all my crystals under the moon…

Crystals under the full moon Today is a full moon and facebook is full of memes advising everyone to pop their crystals out to cleanse, purify and soak up the moonlight…but I don’t…and it isn’t because I don’t like being told what to do… I do put some crystals out on the full moon but [Read More…]

Cursed cake…

Cursed Cake I was giving a talk (and a quiz) about magical food at a local moot a couple of days ago (great fun as always) but someone brought up an interesting point. As I talked and we identified the foods I had brought for the quiz and we talked about what magical properties they [Read More…]

Magical Jars…

I don’t like to throw things out, I recycle whatever I can and I have a lovely compost heap, but there are certain jars that I recycle for magical purposes…

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I have no eggs…

I am owning up to it…there are no eggs on my altar in fact there is no real sign of Ostara at all. Although I do have chocolate eggs obviously… [Read more…]

Esbat…a witchy knees up

In a recent discussion with a group of cackling witches the word ‘esbat’ came up and it was interesting to see the different interpretations that everyone had – all for the same small word. [Read more…]

To sage or not to sage…

Quite often when someone asks about smudging the immediate suggestion is to use white sage. Now I don’t have a problem with that, it is a very good herb to use for smudging and if that is what you prefer to use who am I to judge?…however… I don’t personally use it. [Read more…]

Enough with the love spells…

We get an awful lot of queries via email, message and in the Kitchen Witch facebook group about love spells…

So here are my thoughts…this is my humble opinion, you don’t have to take on board what I think…and it is a little bit of a rant… [Read more…]