The Not all Witches Trope

 So there have been a spate of these memes going around and honestly, I'm struggling to understand it all. The meme reads: "Witchcraft is the practice of magic. Wicca is a religion. / Not all witches are Wiccan and not all Wiccans are Witches. / You can be one or both. / Never assume.", which would …

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Why I don’t use Druid

This comes up, indirectly, in many ways. Lately it has been less and less asking me about why I don't call myself a Druid if I am in fact incorporating Irish Traditions into my personal praxis. The short, and perhaps a tad bit terse answer is that "Irish Traditions" include anything from myths and legends, …

Interview: Have we lost the magic in Life?

  Have we lost the magic in life? by Nick Farrell Interview with Nick Farrell by Alfredo Alcázar with the translation of Jean-Paul Bauval at the XVIII ACCE Forum that took place in Nerja (Málaga) from December 1 to 3, 2017. --- EVENT ORGANIZED BY: Ana Francisca García Trelles and Bart Edel  

Sign the Petition

Recent discussions have highlighted a serious weak point in modern Pagan and Esoteric community spaces. We're talking conferences, workshops, events and gathers - even Moots to a lesser extent, which can and are often a central space for a lot of pagans, witches and magicians. There is no doubting the vast majority of event planners …

Site Overhaul – New Name New Look

Just a quick announcement that I've renamed this blog from "MrAbhainn" to "Sliabh an Tarbh", meaning 'The Bull Mountain'. I'm trying to update social media and will be adding new theme soon. Nothing too fancy. Blog Lineage: Fear-Draiochta.blogspot.com (deceased) - lit. meaning "Magic-Man" Oibra-Mhor.blogspot.com (deceased) - lit. meaning "Great Work" mrabhainn.wordpress.com (reincarnated) - lit. meaning …

Spirits which effect a person’s daily life — NICK FARRELL’S MAGICAL BLOG

A person is surrounded by spirits and in western society modern times we ignore them. However, once you start on a magical path finding them and working with them becomes more important. Whether they are believed in they have a direct impact on people’s lives so working with them can either create or relieve a… via …