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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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Blessing Your Dead – Building Bridges – The Lady’s Quill

Ritualancestors, dead, death, Gods, magic, necromancy, polytheism, polytheist, Samhain, witchcraft Source: Blessing Your Dead – Building Bridges – The Lady’s Quill

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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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Scottish witchcraft book published online – BBC News

The pages of a 350-year-old book used to record the names of those accused of witchcraft in Scotland are published online. Source: Scottish witchcraft book published online – BBC News

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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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October is here!

October is here! The time of stunning autumn leaves and scary movies. Do you love Hallowe’en? Do you hold a party, or decorate your house for the kids? Tell me why you love October! **************** Don’t miss information on Celtic

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 Westfjords, ho!

 Today was a travel day. Originally it was going to be a much longer travel day. However, our ‘short sojourn’ yesterday, which turned into 7 hours of driving, meant that: 1) we had already seen the first peninsula on my

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