Category Archives: Lore

Folklore of the Blackthorn – Dark Crone of the Woods

His ghost, along with the infamous Blackthorn staff, is still said to haunt the Edinburgh West Bow district. Continue reading

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The Magickal Walnut Tree

The Walnut [nut proper] was said to be introduced into England from its native Iran by the Romans.  Continue reading

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Crystal of the Week – Preseli Bluestone

What were the builders of Stonehenge so attracted to, to choose Preseli Bluestone as the stones for the inner circle of the henge? Continue reading

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Happy Litha – Midsummer 2018!

Litha. Summer Solstice. Midsummer’s. However you choose to say it, it is a special time of year Continue reading

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From the Wortcunner’s Cabinet – Hawthorn Leaf

“Hawthorn is burned to purify,

And draw a faerie to your eye.” Continue reading

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From the Wortcunner’s Cabinet: Angelica

Angelica is a member of the parsley family and grows to be three to eight feet tall. Continue reading

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Magickal Hawthorn Tree: The Mayflower Tree – Revisited for Beltane

“what more can I say about the wonderful Hawthorn?” Continue reading

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