I think they key is to learn, be aware of and work with the moon phases as much as possible. That way you are working with the energy rather than fighting against it. And I don’t just mean the waxing, waning and full or even the dark moon phases but also the particular energies of each month. Read more

The Kitchen Witch in me drives my intuition and I am a great believer in listening to it especially when I am working magic. I don’t want to use expensive exotic ingredients that have to be shipped from the other side of the world, I am happier using things that I have grown myself or items that I already have to hand. Magical ingredients should not cost lots of money (in my humble opinion). Every single item of food, ingredient you use in the kitchen along with all the herbs and spices has magical energy. Read more

I was at home this week waiting delivery of a new vacuum cleaner (yep I know how to live…) when it got me thinking about sweeping the house and how impractical that is sometimes. Read more

OK so you are rocking your ‘kitchen witch’ apron, your kitchen is all tidy, and your altar is all pretty, then what? Even the most domesticated goddess won’t feel like cooking every single day, so just give yourself a few moments before you start to get yourself in the right frame of mind, stand in front of your altar or your goddess picture/statue and calm, centre and ground yourself. Read more

I think having an altar in your kitchen gives it a focal point; it doesn’t have to be big. I have a small green man shelf and on top of that I have a tiny vase (it is actually a small candle holder) that I put a fresh flower in regularly, and it has representations of the elements – a shell, a feather, a red crystal and a pebble. Read more

Publisher to me: Would your daughter be interested in doing the artwork for a gods & goddesses colouring book? There followed a quick family meeting with discussions about having to get all the considerable amount of drawings done in the school summer holidays so it didn’t interfere with GCSE work… Us to publisher: Of course… Read more

So you might see the kitchen as a wonderful creative space or you might loathe it completely and only ever use the microwave (gasp). But it is still a kitchen; it is still a space that you have to make food in. So how about making it a magical space? Read more

I know some camps believe Paganism to be the religion and Witchcraft to be the practice but personally I believe that being a witch is my faith, my religion and what I practice. Read more

Sounds provoke all kinds of emotions and feelings but they also inspire magic and can be used to raise energy. There will always be particular sounds that you associate with a memory, person or place and these can be incredibly powerful. Read more

Deity…The definition of the word Deity in the dictionary is: A god or goddess. Divine character or nature, especially that of the Supreme Being; divinity. The estate or rank of a god: The king attained deity after his death. A person or thing revered as a god or goddess The Deity, God; Supreme Being. Within the pagan world everyone will probably have a slightly different idea of deity; some think of it as Gods and Goddesses some think of it… Read more

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