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March 22, 2018
Pilgrimage to…St Nectan’s Glen, Cornwall
A visit to one of Britain's most sacred places
March 17, 2018
What Could Legislation On Muslim Marriages Mean For Pagan Handfastings?
Pagans in England and Wales should pay close attention to recent government proposals on Muslim...
March 08, 2018
A Comedian And A Goddess: The Latest Victims Of Facebook Censorship
Facebook's aggressive censorship policies are resulting in people who want to criticise or mock hate...
March 03, 2018
Pagans for Secularism
What exactly is secularism, and why should it interest Pagans?
February 22, 2018
Pagan Moot Tips: 13 Questions To Ask Your Venue
Looking for the perfect venue for your moot? Here's 13 questions to ask!
February 15, 2018
The Mystery Of The Lady In The Woods
A journey to see a mysterious statue in the woods revealed many other secrets
February 10, 2018
What To Do If Your Child’s Forced To Pray At School
Learn your rights if you don't want your child to be forced to pray
January 23, 2018
Don’t Let Schools Discriminate Against Pagans And Others
Your help is needed to stop proposals that would allow British schools to select 100%...
August 05, 2017
Dealing With Japan’s Sacred Deer
Back in the days of yore when I used to teach English in Japan, I...
July 22, 2017
We Are Wild And We Are Free: Paganism And Liberty
I delivered the following speech at a multi-faith discussion event on the subject of Freedom...
June 25, 2017
If You Break The Law To Stop Free Expression, You’re Just Being Lazy
Blasphemy is never an excuse to commit a crime. Ever.
April 21, 2017
Making Anzac Biscuits For Beltane and Anzac Day
As an Eclectic Pagan, I actively borrow traditions from all over the place, including integrating...
April 13, 2017
A Secret Sunrise Beltane Celebration
Beltane is subversive. More so than Samhain, in my opinion, even though the latter may...
March 29, 2017
Pagan, Shinto & Spiritual Book Reviews March 2017
This month we take a look at shamanic practises both ancient and modern, with a...
March 26, 2017
Nature Deities Verses Human Deities
In all the Pagan religions I can think of, practically every major deity has some...
February 27, 2017
Pagan, Shinto & Spiritual Book Reviews February 2017
Four books about four different paths this month - Shinto, Shamanism, Druidry and Luciferianism!
January 30, 2017
Pagan, Shinto & Spiritual Book Reviews January 2017
Including the classic novel recently adapted for the big screen, Shusaku Endo's "Silence."
January 24, 2017
Brigid and Jizo – Saint, Goddess, Kami
What do the Goddess Brigid and the Japanese Jizo have in common - and what...
December 30, 2016
Top 10 Pagan Books Of 2016
My favourite Pagan books of 2016...but which was the Book of the Year?
December 13, 2016
Divination Rune Cookies for Yule
A fun and tasty idea for Yule and Christmas, plus a look at the link...
December 10, 2016
Shinto In Britain: Stories from UK Shintoists
What's it like to practice Shinto in the UK? Read the stories of four UK-based...
November 29, 2016
Pagan, Shinto & Spiritual Book Reviews November 2016
This month's reviews have a rather shamanic flavour, with books on visions of Merlin, a...
October 30, 2016
Pagan, Shinto & Spiritual Book Reviews October 2016
Fittingly for the run-up to Samhain, this month's books include books on Pan the "Dark...
October 22, 2016
The Grim Reaper and The Second Law of Thermodynamics
I find it intriguing that the second law of thermodynamics, one of the most important...
October 17, 2016
A Shinto Experience in New Zealand
It was as if we had passed through the veil and entered the realm of...
October 09, 2016
Make a Japanese “Weather Ghost” Charm
Learn all about teru-teru bozu charms for wishing for good weather, and make your own!
October 05, 2016
Neopaganism v. Shinto: Death and Darkness
How do Shinto and Neopaganism differ in their responses to nature's darker aspects?
October 02, 2016
Neopaganism v. Shinto: Sacred Objects
A look at the role sacred objects play in Shinto and Neopaganism - and the...
September 19, 2016
Do We Embody Our Gods?
I see devotees almost as “masks” that our deities wear in order to interact with...
September 10, 2016
Moon Gazing At Tsukimi: Japan’s Autumn Festival
Rabbits, poetry and offerings to the Moon: How to celebrate the Moon-Gazing Festival
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