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Craft Your Own Spell, Witch

People occasionally ask me if I cast spells, and my answer more often than not is, “Yes, but…”. It may be my answer because I’m a druid and you can’t expect a straight forward answer from a druid. But mostly … Continue reading

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The Druidry-Wicca Confusion

A typical social media conversation in Druid groups these days goes somewhat like this:Person 1: I am new to Druidry and would like to know if Druids cast circles or call upon the elements.Person 2: No, that’s Wicca practice, which was … Continue reading

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Short Days, Dark Nights

Nightfall here on the northern hemisphere now surprises us in the middle of afternoon,  Krampus (who is that you ask?) has returned to his realm again for another year and we have started to bake cookies (click here for a recipe of … Continue reading

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Krampus And Other Social Aspects of Magic

December 5th is when he comes to your home. Krampus, the feared hairy and horned creature from the wider Alpine region, making its ways into homes an many parts of the world now. Unfortunately, Krampus is also widely misunderstood. He … Continue reading

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Making of Tinctures – Comfrey

This is my first attempt to record what is part of my Druidry in video format. Please refer to this blog post for details about Comfrey (lat. Symphytum officinalis), and to this one to learn about a particular tradition  about … Continue reading

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Impractical Magic

When starting on the path of Druidry, I was – how could I not have been – also exposed to Magic. So I began some research into my ancestors’ magical arts, which, just for the sake of distinguishing that from … Continue reading

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Practical Magic

With Samhain having passed, the Winter Solstice will be the next Station of the Sun we may want to observe. I say “may” because there is a good deal of evidence that folks in Old Europe may have celebrated the … Continue reading

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