Monthly archives: January, 2023

Book Review: Of Chalk and Flint

Poem: Night

Photo by anastasiia-krutota-cohyle on Unsplash

When the air……

Poem: Solstice

Written for the Summer Solstice 2013

Poem: The Forest, My Father

Written in 2013 and dedicated to the Chiltern hills around Wendover.

The Forest is my father,
All bark and antler and vines.
Eyebrows of Moss, Dew ponds for eyes.
With Clematis beard and the voices of birds.
He provides food from the seed and the herd.

The Earth my mother,
With green bosom and brown,
As the seasons pass, she takes……

The Importance of Critical Thinking in Magical and Spiritual Traditions

Some sources will outline a list of essential tools including a wand, a knife, sword, staff, pentacle and robes. The list varies from tradition to tradition, book to book and practitioner to practitioner and while these tools can certainly be helpful in focusing the mind and energy in ritual work, none of them are strictly……

Welcome back… again

Hi and welcome to the Wyldwood. If this is your first time here, cool, thanks for visiting, I hope you enjoy what you read here. There will be a lot of old articles being added over the next few days as I slowly rebuild the site.

If you’ve been here before , welcome back! First……