August 13, 2019

Ice Cream

Real ice cream, not the frozen yogurt stuff.  Although quite a lot of the products sold in the supermarket under the guise of ‘ice cream’ these days don’t even have any cream in them, just lots of fats instead.  Proper full fat cream ice cream is totally indul...

July 30, 2019

Work has been going on behind the scenes with Solarus Publishing to create and release my own oracle card deck.

I am very happy to announce that it has gone into production!

The cards are currently available to pre-order direct from Llewellyn and Amazon.com at the moment...

July 10, 2019

Cakes have featured throughout history for centuries and have often been used in ritual, for celebrations or rites of passage. 

Cakes were offered to the gods or eaten at ceremonies to appease them or encourage good harvests or even to ensure that the sun rose the next...

July 3, 2019

Marigold

(Calendula officinalis)

Marigold is an annual bedding plant with lots of different varieties (different species) but all gold, yellow and orange flowers that have a strong scent.   It is said that slugs don’t like the taste…whoever said it was lying…I have the p...

June 26, 2019

Yarrow

(Achillea millefolium)

A perennial plant with feathery dark green leaves and heads of white or occasionally pink flowers during summer and early autumn, it can be found on roadsides and in meadows.

Achilles used yarrow as a field dressing for the wounds of his sold...

June 19, 2019

Carnation

(Dianthus carphyllus)

Probably one of the most common bunches of flowers purchased from supermarkets and petrol stations.  They come in all sorts of colour variations and the flowers in a vase last for a long period of time.  Carnation for me is THE healing flo...

June 17, 2019

My book Pagan Portals Sun Magic is published officially on 28th June 2019...

Available from all the usual online stockists (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Book Depository etc) and from some books stores too!


Pagan Portals Sun Magic:

An introduction to working with Sun magic, an...

June 12, 2019

Geranium

(Pelargonium maculatum/P.odoratissimum/Hortorum)

Traditionally a witch would grow red geraniums in the garden to ward off negative energies and warn when visitors were coming.   I have the vision in my head of the flowers in Alice in Wonderland, all turning and...

June 5, 2019

Rose

(Rosa spp)

We must all be familiar with the rose, whether it is as a bush, a climber or in a bunch of flowers.  It is a perennial with more varieties and colours than you can shake a stick at.  The flowers bloom between May and September and are followed by rosehips...

June 1, 2019

Last week I had the absolute pleasure of chatting online with the lovely Sheena Cundy and Wendy Steele - the Witch Lit ladies.

We had an absolute blast!  Talking about everything and anything, we probably could have chatted all day (don't worry the interview isn't that...

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