Welcome to the latest edition of "The Weekly Witch Review", a kickass guide to all things new & exciting (or at least new & exciting to me) on the wonderfully wacky world wide web...
★ Our Witches, Our Selves : Witches are some of the most enduring feminist icons of our time…
"The specter of the witch haunts both fact and fiction. She is all at once wizened hag, poison apple in hand; learned spinster, married to her books; and enchanting seductress with bared breasts and hypnotic stare. Although she may inhabit the same pop culture pantheon as vampires, zombies, and werewolves, the witch has long been a symbol of fear not because she can harness forces that transcend this mortal coil, but because she embodies a powerful femininity free from male influence or ownership."
★ Terri Windling on Witch Hares... LOVE it!
★ Bri, The Hoodwitch, on Tarot Reversals...
★ FAUXTALE : Designing with recycled materials from nature.
★ LOVE & Sexual Healing with some kickass witches…
★ A friend of mine shared this on Facebook recently & I thought it was the perfect video for introducing children (& adults alike) to this beautiful tradition… ‘Dia de los Muertos : The True Meaning of the Mexican Holiday.
★ An Ode To Parsnips! This article has convinced me to make November a month of parsnips! Rooting around for recipes now…
★ Wearing Masks To Find Ourselves :
"Identity can be a tricky thing, and it’s okay if it’s Halloween for you for months at a time. Trying out characteristics displayed in those around you can be exhilarating and purposeful."
★ Ram Dass on The Interplay Between Spirituality & Psychodynamics.
★ I do not experience many sleepless nights, but I had one this week, and- by the time 5am rolled around and I still hadn’t fallen asleep- I was like- screw it! I got up, made myself some bulletproof coffee & hopped on Twitter to try to get some energy flowing to the ol' nugget. And then- I found this! Courtesy of Kelly-Ann Maddox... Jewish Witches... And YUP- that perked me right up!
★ Hidden Parents... unintentionally creepy and, in some cases, quite funny. Those Victorians were a fascinating lot!
★ What is Religious Humanism?
★ Calling all Hogwarts fans… Do you ♥ Hermoine? More than James Franco? Cuzz he just got her face tattooed on his neck.
★ Now there's a Wild Woman Archetype perfume? There is.
★ Look out World, it's Spooky, The Halloween Asteroid!
★ WiTCHY VLOG OF THE WEEK : Annika Garratt asks What is a witch?
★ Tuesday's Episode Of HiPPiE WiTCH : Magick For A New Age...