The Big Let Go

When it comes to spirit animals, Miss Piggy has a place in my pantheon. As she rightly articulated this week – and I respectfully paraphrase – we fight to hold on and oh my giddy aunt how hard we fight to simply let go. Held fast as we are in the syrupy thick of the…

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End of Year Shedding

Around this time of year where I live it is shedding season. Tree bark begins to crack and fall like a beautiful wooden skirt around its trunk. Cicada shells appear everywhere as if by magic, their former tenants heralding their rebirth in deafening chorus. My animals too are surely tossing pawfuls of hair over their…

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Dark Moon Ritual

“Nothing like a good ritualistic burning for letting it go and getting on with the magic. Visit Bohomofo for all your ritual burning, fear purging needs.” Thanks Ronnie, correct you are (and now too soaring towards the Scorpio new moon tomorrow! Huzzah lady!) As any witch worth her salt will tell you, the deepest dark…

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Cry You A River

When was the last time you had a good cry? A proper ugly cry, all tears and snot and strange noises in the back of your throat as your body is finally allowed through the locked gate of your heart. Do you ever really truly allow yourself to feel deeply into all that you have…

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The Zooming Eclipse: Part One

There are only two ways the Great American Total Solar Eclipse is coming at you (and both of them are capitalised). The first* finds Monday’s behemoth raging towards you at speed. As you wind the window down to check you are not hallucinating (because seriously universe, you’re hurling yet more lightning and earthquakes and shit…

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The Past

Image credit: khimaereus via Pinterest As they gingerly sit in front of me for a first reading, I like to tell people that every single thing we have each been through – all the precious peaks and shadowy valleys, everything we have each learned or lost or loved – has led us to this exact…

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Dark Moon : The Relinquishing

Without a shadow of a doubt, the supercharged intentions we set on a new moon are a direct function of how well we do the dark face of the bright lady. And here we find ourselves, at the very end of a gamechanging year – for better and for worse – and deep in the…

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