Lammas Tide

High Summer. The time of vigorous growth and eruption of life has begun to slow and the days are feeling hazy. The sun still rides high above the clouds and yet the days do not linger beyond the grasp of night any longer; the zenith of the sun traversing the sky has reached its peak….

Besoms & Brooms

Besoms and broomsticks. I love them; their iconic, symbolic nature shrouded in age old belief and superstition. Those seemingly ordinary, everyday household items tucked away in a cupboard somewhere. Something that most of us posses. Yet, the archetypal image conjured up when thinking of a witch is the image of a witch riding upon a…

This thing called Witchcraft

Even in todays society there remains a stigma associated with such bold words and phrases as Witch, Practitioner of the Craft, Witchcraft and even Druid. But exactly what does it mean to refer to oneself as a Witch? Is it necessary to limit ourselves to one category? And what if we feel a calling but…