Miscellaneous Q & A

I thought it would be fun to do another question and answer blog today so I asked for questions on social media and here they are along with my answers:Rei asks: On the subject of fairies, do you think there are wildly different beings in different parts of the world with different ‘rules of engagement’ as it were? I’ve had some experiences here in Appalachia that do not seem to hold to the same…

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Two Book Reviews: The Winnowing of White Witchcraft and British Fairies

Today I’d like to offer two short book reviews of texts I’ve recently read that I enjoyed very much. They are extremely different books, but both valuable I think in their own ways.

The first book I’d like to review today is ‘The Winnowing of White Witchcraft’ by Edward Poeton, with an introduction by Simon Davies.
The book is a new release of a 17th century book that had never been…

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What Is a Fairy Court?

  It was recently brought to my attention on social media that not everyone may understand exactly what a royal court is or how one functions, and specifically how this relates to the fairy courts. Today I want to address this issue and try to offer some clarity on the subject for anyone who is curious. 

‘Riders of the Sidhe’ by John Duncan

It’s important to understand that when we talk…

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The Elfin Knight: an Excerpt from ‘Travelling the Fairy Path’

The following article is an excerpt from my forthcoming book ‘Travelling the Fairy Path’. It looks at material from the ballad ‘The Elfin Knight’ and what we may learn from it as people interested in fairylore. I find it particularly valuable in what it may teach is about the importance of consent for witches when dealing with the Fair Folk in certain situations, particularly sexual ones. We see…

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