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I started reading the Stella Mayweather series by  Camilla Chafer sometime in 2012-13

Then due to a deterioration in my mental health I stopped reading. Since I was little I’ve always had a book on the go sometimes I would read two or three from different genres. But while suffering with depression, books went out the window (not literately of course)  I just couldn’t focus on a story or face looking at so many words on a page. Now I’m better and I’m feeling more focused I want to get back into reading and rediscover my enjoyment of books.  Continue reading

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Sabbat Crafts – Parchment Brigids Cross

My Sabbat research in my Bullet journal. You can see this sabbat I wanted to create a new Brigids Cross for my altar. I have gathered some ornamental grasses from my garden and fully intend to create a reed cross but I also I love the idea of the parchment Brigids Cross.

My Pinterest link led me here to this blog   below is the original posters cross (on the left) and one I created last night for friend as a talisman for a friend (on the right)

A quick and easy but meaningful sabbat craft that young and old can complete with ease. These little Brigid’s crosses can be blessed, charged and given as talismans or as offerings to your deity.  The cross in the picture above is a blessed talisman for a friend who has a big performance coming up in the next week. Continue reading

Dark Moon Magick – Witches Spell Bottle

Spell bottles, also known as “Witches Bottles”, have been in use in England since at least the 1600’s. They were often ceramic vessels, filled with hair, nails, and even urine or blood. They have been found walled up into homes, buried in gardens and or hidden underneath porches and doorsteps as magical guardians. Spell bottles of this type continued to be used well into the 19th century.

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Spell bottles are made for a variety of purposes, and are used in numerous ways. Some are buried or otherwise hidden, while others are placed in windows of the home or in other prominent spots. All are concentrations of energy, created and empowered for specific magical purposes.

The Witches’ Bottle is a very powerful means of protecting your space. It is buried on your property (if you are an apartment dweller, you might try burying it in a potted plant at your door) in order to attract all negative things to it where it traps them. If you move, by all means, then dig it up and either destroy it or bring it to your new home.

from SPELL CRAFTS by Scott Cunningham and David Harrington and other sources

There’s nothing better than the dark moon for creating a little protection magick So how about joining me while I make a new Witches Bottle to protect my home and family Continue reading

Sigils- repost from my BUJO blog

I use Sigils in many of my spells and witch crafts. My two favourite forms of working sigils are the Magic Square of Saturn and the Witches Sigil Wheel. Both allow you to create a sigil that is almost impossible for someone else to read. Whereas bindrunes another popular method are quite easy to break down into their meaning. 20161230_010841-1

This post will explain how I use these two methods to create sigils, there are many other methods that are out there on the internet and in books, but this is how I use them.  Continue reading

Gracie-Lou

Our darling Gracie-Lou past over the Rainbow Bridge on Saturday. I can’t go into details. I’m not ready it’s all far too soon and I’m very raw still.

Gracie-Lou Freebush
31.03.2003 – 14.01.17

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I do want to share a few photos of our beautiful girl and the hand rolled herb candle I made for her to light her way over to the other side. Continue reading

Tying the Knot & Jumping the Broom

The hubby and I got married “way” back in 2003. It wasn’t a first marriage for either of us and we decided a quiet affair was best for us. With just my parents in attendance we married after lunch at the local registry office and headed off the York for a mid-week honeymoon. That was it done and dusted! It was always going to be more about the marriage than the wedding day so keeping every thing on the low down suited us both a treat. However looking back at the day years later I did start to feel I had cheated us out of a fun day with all our family and friends celebrating something wonderful.

So in 2010 we decided that to celebrate being together 10 years (2001-2011) we would have a handfasting. We would then as well as being legally married would be married in my new (as it was then) religious path.  Continue reading