Friday Foraging 21

Ah, the joys(?) of being struck down with a cold and having nothing to do but read stuff on t'internet. What have I found this week? Firstly, it's Hedgehog Awareness Week, so it's absolutely a good time to think about how we can help this most iconic of prickly creature, who are suffering a huge... Continue Reading →

Friday Foraging 15

A snuffle in the undergrowth - is it a badger? A fox? Nope, just me with another Friday Foraging! In no particular order, here we go: Country Living magazine has a feature on "Witch markings", those strangely beautiful graffiti sigils found in medieval and early-modern barns, churches and rural buildings: 6 things you need to... Continue Reading →

Sympathy for the Devil

"Tonight, we're summoned for a divine cause" - Ghost, Ritual. As you read this, I'll be on my way home from a weekend in Stockholm, Sweden. I'm writing this from before I leave tomorrow (Friday for me) to be scheduled on Sunday. Because wibbly wobbly timey wimey stuff. I can confidently say the trip is... Continue Reading →

Friday Foraging 13

Welcome to another Friday Foraging! This week, there's an Anima Monday double bill! If you aren't already following them, go do that thing. The first is an exploration of magic, wonder and beauty: Animism and Magic: Walk in Beauty Outside and you Walk in Beauty Inside. I love this post, it articulates so much of... Continue Reading →

Friday Foraging 9

After a bit of a mental-health break, Friday Foraging is back, so let's get into it. Mark Green at Atheopaganism reposted an old blogpost in a recent Facebook discussion where I asked what the point of doing ritual and Pagan practice is when the world is in such a state. Mark's post, Living in Dark... Continue Reading →

Friday Foraging 4

It's Friday, which means another forage through the undergrowth to bring back freshly harvested links of interest, but which I haven't the time to write a full response to. In The Guardian, author Philip Pullman has an amazing piece on The Limits of Reason and why we believe in magic. It's a long read, but... Continue Reading →

Friday Foraging 3

You know, I'm quite enjoying these weekly forays into the groves and thickets of the Pagan internet. Here's what I thought was interesting this week, but didn't have the time to write a full response to: Stuart Jeffrey is a refreshing and inspiring voice for activism and change within Druidry, and his blog, A Druid... Continue Reading →

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