Around the Cauldron · Celebrating the Sabbats · The Pagan Experience 2016

Traditional vs. Local – How do you celebrate the festivals of the land?

It’s that time of year again. The stores are chock full of chocolate eggs, there are bunny decorations and fun things for children to occupy themselves with. The hot cross buns came out sometime in January – there are even cards with gorgeous symbols of Spring and fertility (when did giving cards at Easter become… Continue reading Traditional vs. Local – How do you celebrate the festivals of the land?

Around the Cauldron · Celebrating the Sabbats

Celebrating without Celebrating (Happy Holidays!)

Happy Holidays! Happy Summer Solstice to my fellow Southern Hemispheric residents, and Happy Winter Solstice to those in the North. I wish I could say it’s a gorgeous day here in Sydney, that I’ve gone out to the park or the beach to dance in the sunshine with my SPF 50, but alas it’s a cold… Continue reading Celebrating without Celebrating (Happy Holidays!)

Celebrating the Sabbats · For the Gods · Pagan Blog Project 2014

The hand that governs change

Hail the Mighty Holly King, for He has won the crown from the frail Oak King and now rules over the (Southern Hemispheric) Waning Year! Or so I’d normally proclaim at Litha. (Firstly, yay for being back at a computer! We didn’t take it down with us on our “annual pilgrimage to Victoria” and there’s… Continue reading The hand that governs change

Around the Cauldron · Pagan Blog Project 2014

Beach Magick and Spellcraft – When Simple is Best

If you’re lucky enough to be living in a coastal town or city, heading to the beach to ground, or cast magick is highly therapeutic. Beaches can be that pure white squeaky sand, shelly, littered with seaweed or driftwood, or wonderful little pebbles which make great hand-made runes (my first set was pebbles with a… Continue reading Beach Magick and Spellcraft – When Simple is Best