Working with Eclipses

This Saturday we will experience a partial eclipse during the second new moon of the month (the Black Moon). Eclipses always send a flutter amongst the witchcraft community as to whether workings should be done during Eclipses or not, with many insisting that you shouldn’t work during an Eclipse at all. It really boils downContinue reading “Working with Eclipses”

Baneful Ingredients

Here I am going to outline some baneful ingredients and what they are used for, I will also mention if they are poisonous or toxic. Please note that there are some items which if you use them incorrectly or in specific ways you will cause harm to yourself or others and this can mean potentialContinue reading “Baneful Ingredients”

All That Ego…

I’ve had a couple of interesting interactions, one of which was only this morning on Facebook. There are a small handful of reasons I will interject my opinion on a Facebook post in witchcraft groups; There’s misinformation. The practice is unsafe (particularly around baneful ingredients). There’s cultural misinformation. Someone is gatekeeping where an what theyContinue reading “All That Ego…”

Tarot – A personal reflection

This entry will be a little different from my others, still educational, but less talking about the practice of tarot and more discussing the tarot community and some of the trends that I’ve seen come up which are unhealthy, as well as a few pet peeves. I like Tarot Tube, I like tarot facebook groups,Continue reading “Tarot – A personal reflection”

Understanding Hoodoo

I’m going to uncover some myths and home truths about Hoodoo. This blog is aimed at those who are unfamiliar with the practice and have had very little exposure to it. So to start with I will have a list of things to keep in mind; Hoodoo and Voodoo are separate. Hoodoo is the practiceContinue reading “Understanding Hoodoo”

Spell Work 101

Spells, magic, conjure, rootwork, mojo, manifestation, what ever you want to call it, it’s all pretty similar in nature. So what do you need to know about making magic? Intent + ritual = manifestation. Simples! Well there are a few things I’m going to go over here which may feel like a bit of aContinue reading “Spell Work 101”

Culture and Appropriation

I hot topic I was hoping I didn’t have to cover. Unfortunately, cultural appropriation always feels like the elephant in the room. The first thing I want to address is that I’m not telling anyone what they should or shouldn’t do within their practice. The second is that only you can determine your entitlement toContinue reading “Culture and Appropriation”

Shadow Work

Shadow work is less magic and more self care. It is a type of self therapy that centres around journaling and using prompts and self assessment to uncover repressed feelings, emotions and experiences. The shadow self is comprised of all the parts of our personality that we are unaware of. Some of it is shapedContinue reading “Shadow Work”