December 30, 2019

I have been invited to join Emily, Polly, Sam and Rebecca on the Sunday Sofa Live TV show:

Date: Sunday 5th January 2020

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Where?

Streamed live to facebook.

For details see:

https://www.facebook.com/events/439176203634459/

Hosted by:

https://www.facebook.com/spi...

November 25, 2019

Brussels sprouts

(Brassica oleracea)

The Brussels sprout is another one from the Brassica oleracea family and they look like teeny tiny cabbages.  They are a definite love or hate vegetable, I have to admit it…I love them, they are especially good in risotto or raw slice...

November 18, 2019

Beer is made from grain and water (and other stuff obviously) so it brings together the elements of earth and water.

Apparently on Samhain Celtic warriors held contests to see who could drink the most beer, believing that the course of action would make them immortal…ju...

November 18, 2019

Pumpkin

(Cucurbita spp)

A pumpkin is for all year round not just for Halloween…

There are a huge variety of pumpkins and all shapes, colours and sizes which can be used in savoury and sweet dishes.

Obviously the pumpkin has a Samhain connection and I think with that comes...

October 20, 2019

I had seen a few adverts around social media for witchcraft/pagan subscription boxes, some themed to the sabbats, others general monthly boxes.  I was intrigued, because who doesn't like getting nice witchy presents through the post? 

I decided to order a selection...

September 18, 2019

Last year I hit the big five zero and I must admit I was a little bit freaked out.  How did I get this old?

Fifty sounded ancient, my parents are fifty, not me (in reality they are actually in their 70s now).

In my head and my heart, I felt I was about 25, maybe 30 at th...

September 10, 2019

Another one in the Pagan Portals range from my publisher Moon Books.

I am very thankful (and as always overwhelmed) that one of my first books Pagan Portals Moon Magic is now a best seller and continues to sell well.  But it occurred to me that I work equally as much wi...

September 3, 2019

Being very firmly rooted in Kitchen Witchcraft I was talking to my publisher Moon Books about a big Kitchen Witchcraft book.  The discussion ended up with the idea of a Kitchen Witchcraft series.  

Garden Magic is the second book in the series.

I love my garden...

August 27, 2019

Being very firmly rooted in Kitchen Witchcraft I was talking to my publisher Moon Books about a big Kitchen Witchcraft book.  The discussion ended up with the idea of a Kitchen Witchcraft series.  

Spells and Charms is the first book in the series.

My magic is...

August 20, 2019

Apricot

(Prunus armeniaca)

The apricot is an orange coloured fruit from a small tree and looks very similar to a peach…but smaller.  The skin is soft and downy like that of a peach…or a baby’s bottom…

You can use all parts in magical work – the fruit flesh, stone (kernel)...

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