New Moon Harvest

I  decided recently to follow in the steps of a dear friend and witch recently and make a ritual of taking time away from the internet and all its associated distractions while the moon was at her darkest, and so as the last quarter moon rose in the sky I started a journey into a…

All who wander are not lost

Well I’m back… Nope, I wasn’t lost I was merely trying to find my footing amidst the turbulence of post international move. Bumbling around amidst a jungle of newness like like a Victorian naturalist and finding my stance within a very new social/familial/political/economical environment. But the clouds are starting to clear now and I find…

Stranger In A Strange Land Part Four

How many seasons can you fit in a day, at least three in this case… Being in a new country is strange enough but having to contend with unusual seasonal fluctuations is another story, and though I am enjoying the opportunity to celebrate in accordance with what could only be described as proper seasons {Spring,…

Dancing the Wheel of the Year

Our version of the myths surrounding the seasonal cycle is the result of many years study that draws from traditional Celtic practices, Wicca, Shamanism and other forms of British Witchcraft, along with a healthy pinch of Divine Inspiration. We celebrate both the Celtic “Major” and Anglo-Saxon “Minor” Sabbats through the exploration of a mythic cycle…

Deity Concepts

One of the many challenges when birthing this tradition was to create a concept of deity that I hoped would nurture a very personal relationship with the God and Goddess, I wanted it’s followers to be able to relate on a very personal level with Deity. I wanted them to see their own Divinity, and…

The Underyian tradition of witchcraft – How it came to be…

Many years of researching and seeking out various traditions of witchcraft I had felt a connection with had left me exhausted a frustrated, yes some aspects of them resonated with me but other aspects left me cold. I sought to find a means of combining my two loves Shamanism and Witchcraft in a way that…

Stranger in a strange land part three

Spent a wonderfully relaxed day with my beloved wife celebrating Mabon in our wee garden. We harvested apples, pears and black grapes from the trees and vines hidden in the shady nooks scattered through the property, and added them to the collection of cheeses and sparkling grape juice we had gathered for our post ritual…

Stranger in a strange land part two

No sooner had I arrived in new zealand and put my bags down in our new home, I could feel the ancient pear tree in the middle of the back yard calling me to get back in touch with the land, calling me to get in touch with the spirits of place, calling me to…

Stranger In A Strange Land – in the beginning

Greetings from Middle Earth… International travel had always been an unachievable dream, until recently a medical condition had meant that my hobbit like feet had to remain on terra firma even though my soul called me to explore distant shores. So I buried myself in books and hungered for those rare moments when I received…

Liebster Award

Big thanks go to my loving wife Charlotte Undery for nominating me for the Liebster Award!  Thanks honey but i still think you’re a little biased in your choice. So, without further dither on my part, here’s how it all works: 1.  I must detail 11 random facts about myself 2.  Answer 11 questions from me…

Celtic Tree Month/Moon Lore- Hawthorn

The Hawthorn- Called Huath {Hoh-uh} by the ancient Celts, has a long history in Magic and folk law. This prickly little plant has strong links to the Threefold Goddess, its abundance of white flowers in the Spring/Summer represent the Maiden.  followed  in the Summer/Autumn by a plethora of bright red berry’s {HAWS} that represent the Mother. and finally it loses its foliage in the Autumn/Winter revealing  its self in…

SURPRISE!!!

Wow, I didn’t expect that!!! I’ve been nominated by Ooh Chiara, Joe Douglas, Lady Le Fay’s Hedgewitchery and Deepglade for the Witchy Blog Award! Big thank you hugs to all of you! The Rules for this award are: Post the award pic in your post. Nominate 5 other Wiccan/Pagan blogs. If you don’t know of five then nominate as…