July 2, 2020

Homeopathy in essence is the belief of the body being able to cure itself by the use of minute amounts of plants and minerals, or by their vibrations to bring about balance and rejuvenation within the body and mind. Read more

June 2, 2020

“From my rotting body flowers shall grow, and I am in them and that is eternity.” Edvard Munch Read more

April 24, 2020

Forsythia… how I await your return this year. Soon her blooms will burst forth within my woods and assure me of spring’s arrival. Forsythia is one of the very first flowering shrubs to arrive here, used traditionally to decorate the altars of Ostara and Beltane celebrations. Read more

March 24, 2020

March the 25th brings upon us the Day of the Cailleach, or in actuality the end of this hag’s reign. Although folklore tells in other versions she is to end her time on St Patrick’s Day, also being known as La na Caillch, Auld Wife’s Day, or Day of the Lady. Read more

March 19, 2020

The Spring Equinox is about the blossoming of fertility, sexuality, growth, and an awakening of both the flora and fauna. For my woods this time has yet to arrive, so in it’s stead I must go to other realms, by way of the hare… Read more

February 25, 2020

It is rumored in folklore that the witches of days gone by where taught the wisdom of the wortcunner and herbal lore by the magickal folk… the fae, elves, and spirits of the wood. The word wortcunner is defined by the word Wort meaning “root,” or herb,” and cunning (from the Middle English cunnen) meaning “to know.” A wortcunner is not simply a herbalist or one who uses herbs, but in it’s stead one who has been touched by the plant spirits, and thus gaining a hidden knowledge, and the ability to use that knowledge for magickal intent. Read more

February 6, 2020

The Sun is brilliance, abundance, intensity in its warmth and rays, and success in its influence. It is then from Winter Solstice to Summer Solstice that we work with this firey star, as this is when solar energy is growing, and at its strongest. Read more

December 31, 2019

As most of you are probably aware many of the traditions, symbolism, food and drink, or even plants and trees of the season have roots in pagan celebrations. But are you aware of the roll this magickal little mushroom plays in winter folklore? Well! Sit you down by the hearth fire, have a warm, and I will tell the tale of Shrooms, and the Shaman… Amanita muscaria or better known to most as Fly agaric, is a genus of mushroom… Read more

December 21, 2019

Winter Solstice within the wood is a truly magickal time. It is a time of unpredictability, darkness, severe winter weather, but a beauty that is absolutely breathtaking. Read more

November 19, 2019

I be the Rosehip Queen… for I am bewitched and entwined with the Wild Rose! Her blooms, hips, the bloody thorns, her amazing scent, not to mention this plant’s health and magickal abilities. Read more

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