Chewy Chocolate Stonehenge

Creating an object of value or virtue to you in edible form and consuming it to form a meaningful connection has been practised as long as humans have possessed the ability to attribute mystical powers to people or objects. Along with the arts of magical picturing and effigy we can use food as an all-purpose…

A Midsummer Meal for Mithras

Midsummer celebrations vary a great deal. In the Sakha Republic, they tie a horse to a pole and dance around it, or bet on reindeer races. In Portugal, you can hit your neighbour on the head with a plastic hammer, which amusing habit I think should be much more widely practised generally. In Norway children…

Drinking Down the Moon: Making Moonshyne

The mysterious moon pays us a visit each and every night; even on nights when we can’t see her, she is merely hiding, playing her month-long game of peek-a-boo.  She is the consummate coquette, the cool and shimmering goddess, so full of secrets, but she will share them with those who will open their hearts…

Dream A Little Dream of Me

“Is all that we see or seem, but a dream within a dream?” – Edgar Allan Poe “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” – Ernest Hemingway Hey there all you cool cats and kittens – let’s make a Love Dream! This is a spell to…