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DIY Punk Witchery #4: New Moon Fluidity

September 19, 2017

DIY Punk Witchery #4: New Moon Fluidity

The final element in the lunar cycle - or the first, depending on which way you look at it - is the one that I personally crave the most: water.

Of course water isn't something only I thirst for as it is vital to all life. Approximately 80% of our human bodies are made up of water, so any deficit will lead us racing to the shower or tap. It nourishes the planet, offers refreshment to all it's human and non-human inhabitants, and is essential for crop and plant growth, thus the provision of all food.

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DIY Punk Witchery #3: Creating an Earth Talisman

September 13, 2017

DIY Punk Witchery #3: Creating an Earth Talisman

When I think about earth the first thing that springs to mind is literal earth: cold, dark and often damp, gritty, heavy soil.  I think about something that fills our gardens and plant pots, extends for miles upon miles in forests, and that which unfortunately houses the world's waste. It often seems unappealing, whether because I have anxiety about it being traipsed through my house and dirtying the hardwood flooring, the aforementioned landfill sites or because in itself it isn't as dynamic and exciting as the other elements which all feel far more potent in engulfing and empowering us. 

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DIY Punk Witchery #2: Full Moon Fire

September 04, 2017

DIY Punk Witchery #2: Full Moon Fire

So here's the thing from A to Z, you want to get with me you got to listen carefully...

I. Am. Full. Of. Fire.

My sun and moon are in Aries, my rising sign is Leo and my chart signature is Sagittarius.  You have been warned!  

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DIY Punk Witchery #1: Creating an Air Talisman

August 29, 2017

DIY Punk Witchery #1: Creating an Air Talisman

When I talk about being a D.I.Y punk witch I have to laugh.  To me the very nature of witchcraft is D.I.Y, so it doesn't necessarily make sense to stress this aspect; but I do know there are some for whom it is far more rigid in structure or who belong to a hegemonic religious faction that is led by someone other than themselves.  As for the punk aspect, I could use the words eclectic and secular, however my general penchant for all things punk means that my lifestyle is clearly reflected in my craft.

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