Witchy Wednesday - Heather
Heather, also known as Calluna Vulgaris is a common low growing perrenial shrub found mostley in Europe and Asia. It grows between 15 and 50 cm in height with a light purple or white Flower at the end and coupled leaves all the way down the stem. Its name comes from the Greek word to sweep. Along with a Thistle it is a national flower of Scotland.
Heather gives a yellow dye, and it can be woven into baskets, mats and even brooms. With malt, heathe
Magick Mondays - Furfur
The thirty fourth entity of the Goetia is Furfur and he rules over 26 legions of the infernal host, he appears as a Hart with a tail of fire, he speaks in a hoarse voice. His power is to raise great and terrible storms and lightning and to cause love between man and woman. He will also give true answers to matters regarding the sacred and divine, if commanded to do so.
His Demonic Enn (Chant to call him Forth) - Ganen menach tasa Furfur #magick #enti
Witchy Wednesday - Garlic
Little needs to be said about this iconic bulb. It is a member of the allium family with its reletives being the onions. It is native to central asia and was known to the Ancient Egyptians. When it grows the bulb is underground and the leaves shoot up from the ground to about 3 and half foot in height. In 2016, world production of garlic was 26.6 million tonnes, with China alone accounting for 80%.
Obviousley garlic can be used for culinary dishes
Magick Mondays - Psychic Vampirism
A “psychic vampire” a phrase first used by Anton Lavey in “The Satanic bible” is a person with the ability to leech energy from another living being, refilling and even overfilling their own. Everyone can unknowingly do this by being negative and self absorbed. It is also however a skill which can be learned and mastered like any other magick.
The first step in learning how to perform this technique, is by practising on a willing participa
Freyja's Fridays - The 9 Realms
In Norse cosmology, the nine realms were created when the fire and lava from the land of fire Muspelheimr merged with the cold and glaciers from the land of ice Nifilheimr in the void of nothingness known as Ginnunggagap.
At the centre of the Norse cosmos stands the great tree Yggdrasil. Its roots firmly planted in the three home worlds. It is watered by the three sacred wells. The nine realms circle around Yggdrasil and are connected by run
Witchy Wednesdays - Forget me nots
Forget me nots otherwise known as Mouse ear are small little flowers of the borage family. They are native to North America and new zealand but with a couple of European varieties. They come in a range of colours but mainly blue, white, violet or pink with a yellow centre and growing about 1cm in diameter. They commonly have 5 petals around the flower.
In Newfoundland, forget-me-nots were once used to commemorate the war dead. The herbalis
Magick Mondays - Gaap
Gaap is the thirty third entity of the goetia and rules over 66 legions of the infernal host. He appears as a man as a guide to the kings. His power is to make men ignorant and insensable and to teach philosophy and the liberal sciences. He can cause both Love and Hatred and shows how to consecrate in the name of his king Asmoday. He answers all things truly be it past present and future and can carry men quickly from one kingdom to another and can deli
Freyja's Fridays - Havamal 32
The fastest friends may fall out
When they sit at the banquet-board:
It is, and shall be, a shameful thing
When guest quarrels with guest,
(W H Auden and P B Taylor Translation) #norse #viking # havamal
Witchy Wednesdays - Evening Primrose
Evening Primose is a small wildflower also known as Kings Cure all. It is native to North America and it grows from a size of 12 inches to around 59 inches with the flower head being around 2 inches in size. The leaves are quite broad and spiral around the stem and the flower itself is a lovely lemon yellow in colour. It tends to bloom in the late afternoon giving it its name.
The whole plant and especially the leaves were boiled to tea