Tag: Folklore

A Focus on Deity: Thunderer

Photo of dramatic clouds and lightning by Felix Mittermeier on Unsplash

In the first of our series of articles to focus on deities within Paganism, I examine the thunderer. It is my intention to set a mood in which we can journey through time as we meet, engage with and learn about this powerful divine being which sits at the head of many ancient pantheons.

Now come……


Book Review: Black Dog Folklore by Mark Norman

Cover of the Paperback edition of Black Dog Folklore By Mark Norman © Troy Books

Barghest, Bear Ghost, Old Shuck, Old Ben… The Black Dog!

I have always been fascinated with the various stories of spirits that inhabit the British Isles, but among them all, the Black Dog has been the spirit that has captured my attention so completely. Mark Norman’s book “Black Dog Folklore” has……


Book Review – Traditional Witchcraft: A Cornish Book of Ways by Gemma Gary

Cover for Traditional Witchcraft: A Cornish Book of Ways by Gemma Gary

This article was originally written for Wyldwood Radio in 2017.

Traditional Witchcraft: A Cornish Book of Ways by Gemma Gary
Published by Troy Books, Cornwall

If this is the first book on Traditional Witchcraft that you have read then it will help to give you a solid grounding in the history and practice……


Samhuinn: A Reflection by Kristof Denaghel-Wybouw

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This article by Mead entrepreneur Kristof “Taranartos” Denaghel-Wybouw was written for issue 3 of Wyldspirit (The September 2014 edition of the Wyldwood Radio e-zine)

This article is written from my personal point of view, outlined as a druid and a pagan.

Samhuinn, is also known as All Hallow’s Eve, Hallowe’en and Samhain.

We consider this celebration as……