Category Archives: Alpine Customs and Lore

Old Spells – Weather Magic

Onwards we go with the collection of magical practices from witch trials between 1455 and 1850 in Austria recorded in “Anthropology from Criminal Proceedings of the Austrian Alpine Provinces With Special Consideration of the Magic and Witch Trials 1455 to … Continue reading

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Old Magic – Spells on Love and Marriage

Here is the first collection of magical practices from witch trials between 1455 and 1850 in Austria recorded in “Anthropology from Criminal Proceedings of the Austrian Alpine Provinces With Special Consideration of the Magic and Witch Trials 1455 to 1850”. … Continue reading

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Old Magic — A Collection of Spells and Rituals (Intro)

After an eventful summer, which culminated in a fantastic visit of the Emerald Island, Ireland, I am back at Druidry, Magic, and blogging about it (although my Druidry was by all means an integral part of my travels through Eire). With … Continue reading

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The Bloody Business of Sacrifice

When the topic of sacrifice, especially that of animals, flared up on pagan social media sites recently (and only the Gods old and new know why), posters and commenters immediately formed two camps, categorial opposition versus “but the ancestors”. As … Continue reading

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What to Wear?

The question what to wear in ritual and when working Magic comes up frequently on social media. Far from wanting to opine on this one way or another, I still would like to offer some thoughts on this subject. Personally, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Imbolc? Here’s an Idea!

People often ask me what they should do to celebrate the Cross Quarter Days such as the one upcoming, Imbolc. It seems that the type of people who ask that question have already a rite or some kind of ceremony … Continue reading

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Magically Fresh Into 2019

After a short break over the Winter Holidays, the “Weekly Druid” is back with a new issue. But before I get into the weeds, let me first and foremost shout out a bigThank Youto all you readers of my blog, visiting … Continue reading

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