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“Cunning Folk”: Witchcraft, Healing and Superstition | Pen and Pension

“Cunning Folk”: Witchcraft, Healing and SuperstitionPosted on November 29, 2017 by William Savage“Wise Woman”(CC) MidnightblueowlIt’s easy to forget that “Cunning Folk” had been a normal part of society from the Middle Ages and continued right through until the start of the

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Imbolc is coming!

Imbolc is upon us soon! What is Imbolc? It is a returning of the light. It is a day of hope, of reassurance that the sun will come back and grace us with its verdant light. It is ‘breaking the

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Indie Author Promo Time! | V. M. Jaskiernia

Shadow Maker: Morrighan House Witches Book One FREE on Amazon Physics major Dieter Lindemann is perfectly content living in a world where the Shadows he sees and hears are nothing but figments of h… Source: Indie Author Promo Time! |

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Irish-American Witchcraft: Dangerous Fairies, Winter, and Staying Safe – Agora

It’s a good time to remember that there are more dangers in winter than just black ice and hypothermia. Source: Irish-American Witchcraft: Dangerous Fairies, Winter, and Staying Safe – Agora

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Happy Mabon!

It’s that time of year when those in the northern hemisphere start wearing jackets in the evenings and watch for the color in the leaves. Autumn! . For those in the southern hemisphere, happy Spring! . It’s a time of change,

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English Historical Fiction Authors: Divine Companionship and Eternal Life: Mystery Cults in Roman Britain

Source: English Historical Fiction Authors: Divine Companionship and Eternal Life: Mystery Cults in Roman Britain

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Call of the Morrigu – another draft done!

It is a difficult thing to correct your own manuscript. In fact, it’s the hardest thing about writing, at least for me. The only other thing that comes close is marketing the book.   But to look at a poetic,

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Scottish Witchcraft: Background and Practices

Most of the people tried for witchcraft were accused without reason. But many made their living as a midwife or healer. What were some of the medicinal methods of these witches? Source: Scottish Witchcraft: Background and Practices

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Spring is here!

Spring is here, Spring is here, Life is Skittles and Life is Beer I think the loveliest time of the year Is the spring, I do, don’t you? ‘Course you do!   In the words of the immortal Tom Lehrer,

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March is here, ring the bluebells!

March has many images in my mind. Windy, rainy, blowing in the spring on wings of bluster. When I was growing up in south Florida, it was already 90 degrees on most days in March, so it held less transitive

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Granny Women – healing and magic in Appalachia

What a fantastic article on Granny Women in Appalachia. The author explores the origins of some of the beliefs in Ireland, Scotland and Cherokee faiths, as well as the herbs and lore itself. Having moved to West Virginia several years

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Winter Crone Legends by Elaine Moxon

Excellent article on English Historical Fiction Author Blog about Winter Crone Legends, written by Elaine Moxon…   ********* Don’t miss information on Celtic myth and history, as well as practical travel planning tips, and hidden places, in my travel books.

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