Retreat at Mystwood in Wollombi

This magical little place nestled under the Milky Way in Wollombi Valley is the glorious location for my first Retreat this weekend. And yes, I am out. of. my. mind. excited. More than Christmas as a kid. More than when I stood next to Nick Cave in a lift once in 1993. More than SJP…

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Pre-eclipsia

Dark moon in Leo feels, as channelled by my familiar, Elvira. As Mistress of the Dark she knows all too well that the distance travelled once slungshot out of a new moon is directly proportional to the level at which you let go and made space during the dark. This is non negotiable magic cat…

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Ride The Lightning

This past weekend was certainly when the lightning was likely to strike, illuminating our worlds and lighting up all manner of possibility if we stayed willing (and most importantly able) to innovate. For nearly three days Uranus has been zapping us with bolt after blast of his stock-in-trade imperative: change. Our individual relationship to change…

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Spring Equinox :: Ostara

The door has swung open and the veil is thinning. The equinox is ever a liminal space for change, as we shift seasons and energies. The Libran ingress is an opportunity to find our centre and create from a place of balance and beauty. The wheel of the year is divided into four quarters that…

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Break it Good! Four Pattern Breaking Plants

We are creatures of habit, all living somewhere on the spectrum of control in a chaotic world. It is our habits, our practised way of completing the same tasks and our personal templates that frame and shape how we exist in our life. Generally they have been honed over years of repetitive behaviour. We learn…

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Altars : Ritual and Magic

There are not enough words to eloquently express just how much I love me a good ritual. The entire process – from conception to collation, from collaboration to completion – is magic, in its purest and simplest form. Ritual is a potent way to connect with the natural world, acknowledge and align ourselves to her ever-changing…

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Ritual: The Mulberry Moon

I did a rare thing today. Without the aid of alarms and ably assisted by one very persistent and surprisingly loud pair of swallows, I managed to catch the sunrise from darkness to blazing light. I got up, rugged up and trundled outside to photograph that magical sky and then back into bed to watch…

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