New Moon Meditation

Also called the World Tree Meditation, this is an adaptation of the Correllian First Degree – Esbats Ritual. Close your eyes, relax and go inside yourself. Become aware of your Heart Chakra, and imagine a ball of white light within it. This is the light of the Eternal Flame, your connection to Goddess – the […]

Ask A Witch: What Is Paganism?

ASK A WITCH BLOG SERIES I’m an eclectic pagan, specifically a (currently) solitary shamanistic witch. I’ve been initiated through all three Wiccan degrees to High Priestess, and have also studied under a Native American Shaman. In this series I’ll chat about what it means to be a modern witch or pagan, and share information & […]

Healing Properties of Crystals: Angelite

THE HEALING PROPERTIES OF CRYSTALS SERIES ANGELITE What is Angelite? Angelite is the common name or nickname for blue Anhydrite. Anyhydrite is derived from the Greek ‘an’ (without) and ‘hydor’ (water). Anyhydrite is the dehydrated form of Gypsum.  Other names Proper name: Blue Anhydrite Crystal System Orthohombic Hardness 3.5 Composition Sulphate Chakras Throat, Crown Astrological […]

Working With Animal Totems

You can at any time call on the animal kingdom for assistance – it can be as simple as asking a question and going for a walk in nature, or as complicated as a full ritual to acknowledge a specific power animal – as long as you make the effort to open up to the […]

Our Starter Solar Power Set Up

So our wendy is finally up – albeit not insulated yet, or treated – and we got to spend a few (absolutely freezing) days in it! This gave me the opportunity to test out our solar equipment and see if it will be adequate for the upcoming permanent move. Our only primary requirements are lights, […]

Healing Properties of Crystals: Amethyst

THE HEALING PROPERTIES OF CRYSTALS SERIES AMETHYST What is Amethyst? Amethyst is Quartz with trace elements of iron (and/or other transition metals and trace elements) that has been naturally irradiated by surrounding rock, transforming it into the various shades of purple, violet and lavender we see. It gets its name from the Greek ‘amethystos’ which […]

Chakra Healing Meditation

Lie down, close your eyes, and begin to breathe deeply as you slowly relax each part of your body, starting with your toes, and working your way up to your face and scalp. Feel the tension release from your whole body. Relax, and let go. Let go and clear all worries and fears, replacing all […]

How To Find Your Animal Totems

When you feel drawn to a particular animal, or you find it keeps cropping up in your day to day life (e.g. you see a poster of an eagle, then hear a song about an eagle on the radio, then look out your window to see an eagle fly past), you need to acknowledge and […]

Healing Properties of Crystals: Amber

THE HEALING PROPERTIES OF CRYSTALS SERIES AMBER What is Amber? Amber is fossilised tree resin from ancient forests. It has been valued for use in jewellery and healing as far back as Neolithic times. It forms from plant resin slowly dripping down trees, trapping small particles like seeds, leaves, feathers and insects as it goes. […]

Different Animal Totem Traditions

As already discussed, different traditions vary on the specifics when it comes to the exact number of totem animals you work with, and what they are called. Below I discuss two different views – I encourage you to do your own research and go with what suits YOU. It’s a personal choice based on what […]