Exploring Celtic Origins

Full Title: EXPLORING CELTIC ORIGINS: New ways forward in archaeology, linguistics, and genetics.

This latest book from Barry Cunliffe “focuses on a research programme, based in the centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies at Aberystwyth in collaboration with the School of Archaeology, University of Oxford, designed to explore the origins of the Celts and of the Celtic Language family.” (P. IX) Continue reading…

Why Do We View Fairies As Nature Spirits?

It’s a widespread idea at this point particularly in modern paganism and popular Western culture that fairies are nature spirits, that is that they are intrinsically bound to our natural world in some way. This idea is often simply stated as fact, implied to have always been true, or even argued as the older or more legitimate belief. In paganism its one aspect of a current trend I’m seeing to…

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Wiccan Book Reviews Coming!

Blessings Darlings!

I’m going to be doing a bunch of reviews of ‘free for kindle’ Wicca 101 books (When I told a friend this, she asked me why I was going to torture myself.)

So now, before I start doing the book reviews, I’m going to be up front about what I want to see in any Wicca 101 books.  So here’s the list:
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Pinterest Pagans

Blessings Darlings!

This is a continuation of last Wednesday’s blog “Consider the Source!”

There are some Pagans/Witches/Magic Users who violate my “Sources Matter” rede all the fucking time.  They see something that tickles their Elmo in some way, and NEVER checking to see what the source is or even checking to see if … Continue reading…

Consider the source!

Blessings Darlings!

As all y’all know – my blog isn’t scholarly.  It is full of my opinions, UPG, and a lot of rants.  That said – if I cite hard numbers, info on Paleo Pagan stuff, etc – while I often give the references, if I don’t I’m still able to cite my sources if asked.  As often as possible (paywalls get in the way) what I have are …

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My Body is Wiser Than I am.

Blessings Darlings!

So, yeah, as previously blogged, I had a cold. Of course, the symptoms sucked – my throat was sore, I was tired, I had serious nasal congestion, my sinus’ threatened to close, I was blowing my nose ALL THE DAMN TIME, etc.  I REALLY wanted to get rid of all the symptoms.

HOWEVER – most of the symptoms (not all of them) were caused not by the virus, but were part of …Continue reading…