Winter Is Coming

Winter Is Coming

“Light snow”, they said Never mind a ‘snow day’, how about a snow weekend? Winter is coming and we certainly felt it this weekend with the arrival of Storm Arwen (how apt) and a heavy covering of snow. The forecast said we’d have...
A Walk Through Sherwood Forest

A Walk Through Sherwood Forest

A walk through Sherwood Forest I’d never been to Sherwood Forest before, even though it’s not too far from where I live. I was online, searching for ‘ancient woodlands’, as I wanted to go somewhere new for a walk. Up popped a list of ancient...
Why Wicca Isn’t The Path For Me

Why Wicca Isn’t The Path For Me

Trying things out I started out on my spiritual ‘journey’ being interested in Paganism and in particular, Wicca. I think discovering one’s spiritual path is all about research and experimentation – finding out what works for you, and what...
My Samhain Ritual

My Samhain Ritual

Autumn Equinox 2021 Like other people, Samhain is a poignant time of year for me. Even before I knew about Samhain and its associations, I’d find myself being more reflective at autumn about family members who have passed on. For this reason, I wanted to create...
Book Review: The Path Of Paganism

Book Review: The Path Of Paganism

We never stop learning I think it’s really important to read widely when you’re at the beginning of your spiritual journey. In fact, I would argue that it’s important to keep reading throughout because we never stop learning. The Path of Paganism, by...
The Perfect Tarot Deck for Samhain

The Perfect Tarot Deck for Samhain

Willpower is not my strong point My willpower regarding not purchasing any more tarot decks waned recently. I’m sure you’re not surprised. With Samhain approaching, I was keen to mark the occasion by writing/performing a ritual and doing some divination....
The Magic Of Nature

The Magic Of Nature

A Morning Stroll At the end of last week I was away for two days on a training course. I stayed overnight in a hotel, which had beautiful countryside as its backdrop. I’m not really keen on staying away from home, and I struggle with spending so much time with...
The Power Of Prayer

The Power Of Prayer

The Path of Paganism I’m in the middle of reading The Path of Paganism by John Beckett, and I’m really enjoying it. I first heard about it through Thorn Mooney when she recommended it on her YouTube channel. She’s done a few book recommendation...
Making My First Offering To Psyche

Making My First Offering To Psyche

Getting Creative I’d been thinking of making an offering to Psyche for a little while. I knew what the offering would be, so a week or so ago I set aside some time to make it. The offering wasn’t complicated. It was a small drawing of a butterfly. The...
Ways To Live More Sustainably

Ways To Live More Sustainably

Ways To Live More Sustainably Since refocusing on my spiritual practice, I’ve been looking at ways to live more sustainably. Actually, this is something I started taking steps towards a few years ago. It was around the same time I began developing my spiritual...