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Depression and the Wild Hunt: when what you hear isn’t the Old Gods

Trigger warning: this is a heavy read, with topics of mental health, suicide ideation and self injury. When we begin working with the Old Gods, we begin developing a relationship based on trust and respect, of adoration. Some of us become Devotees. Some of us befriend. We look to them for guidance, for help. We… Continue reading Depression and the Wild Hunt: when what you hear isn’t the Old Gods

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Pondering at the Solstice

It’s been a tough year. I’ve quit a toxic work environment and joined the most amazing work family who have been incredibly supportive. We’ve moved house, again, but have the most beautiful kitchen and have planted flourishing veggie and herb gardens. We’ve had countless trips to hospital as we chase answers for Shell’s health (one… Continue reading Pondering at the Solstice

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Queer Magic – Honouring my Deadname as an Ancestor

I cannot talk for everyone who identifies as Queer, Trans or Non Binary – I can only talk from my own experience as that is the only experience I fully know.  When I came out as non-binary, I went through a stage of anger and regret. I was angry that it took me so long… Continue reading Queer Magic – Honouring my Deadname as an Ancestor

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Queer Magic and Non-Binary Polarity

Another year, another turning of the wheel in crazy times.   I’m becoming sad as Ostara approaches, as it’s a reminder of how things have changed. With the Delta variant, I’m not comfortable with us as the Riverina & Snowy Pagans catching up as we’re all apart of different LGA’s and we’re all in various… Continue reading Queer Magic and Non-Binary Polarity

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Personal Blog Project – Herne the Hunter – A(ntlers and Deer)

I have really missed the Pagan Blog Project. It hasn’t happened in a few years, so I thought I would do one of my own but on a specific topic – Herne the Hunter. When I am able I will be following the alphabet, and creating a blog based around a subtopic of that letter.… Continue reading Personal Blog Project – Herne the Hunter – A(ntlers and Deer)