Around the Cauldron · For the Gods · The Wild Hunt

How “coming out” strengthened my relationship with the Gods

Recently this image has been recirculating on FB. It is a capture of a tweet by Sir Ian McKellen expressing how he’s never met a person who regretted coming out [as LGBTQIA]. When a friend posted it, I commented how I’m one of those people. I came out of the closet as non-binary in May… Continue reading How “coming out” strengthened my relationship with the Gods

Around the Cauldron · Riverina Wheel

Riverina & Snowy Pagans – a year travelling the Wheel

This weekend the Riverina and Snowy Pagans celebrated our 2nd Ostara, marking one year of celebrating the Wheel within our region. The group formed on Facebook in May last year after I moved to the Riverina from Sydney and missed the amazing Sydney Pagan community. I wanted to connect with others in my new region,… Continue reading Riverina & Snowy Pagans – a year travelling the Wheel

Around the Cauldron · Celebrating the Sabbats

Australian Wiccan Conference 2019

The 35th Australian Wiccan Conference was held this weekend in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, organised by the Pagan Collective of Victoria. This was the second I’ve been to, the first being on the Hawkesbury River in 2012. I was drawn to the workshop line up knowing I wouldn’t know which to choose because naturally you want… Continue reading Australian Wiccan Conference 2019

Around the Cauldron · For the Gods

The Gods and their (native) animals

When we think of animal totems, we traditionally think of those that are common or native to the Northern Hemisphere – the stag, the deer, the bear, the crow, the raven. When you live on a continent where an animal is an introduced species, sometimes trying to work with that energy is met with barriers.… Continue reading The Gods and their (native) animals