Closely linked with earlier Celtic deities, Rigani & Epona, Rhiannon is an otherworldly woman - sometimes described as Queen of the Faeries. Her story is one of perseverance and strength. After enchanting and marrying Prince Pwyll, she is accused of murdering their infant son. She is humiliated and forced to be the gatekeeper and transport… Continue reading Goddess: Rhiannon
Labels, we love them & we hate them. Some people take them very seriously while others couldn't care less what you call them... and labels are what we're delving into today here at The Aussie Witch. I'm going to attempt to explain the difference between witchcraft, wicca & paganism (although I'm sure someone will disagree… Continue reading What in the world am I?
Lammas (LAH-mas) is one of the greater sabbats that make up the pagan Wheel of the Year. It is typically celebrated on or around February 1st here in the Southern Hemisphere. Lammas is a celebration of the first harvest of the year and is all about Autumn/Fall and welcoming the coming season as we begin… Continue reading Lammas: A Brief Overview
When I look around for full moon calendars I often, if not always, stumble upon ones that use Native American terminology and meaning. I think these calendars are great and have beautiful meaning and purpose but they just don't make sense or apply to us here in the Land Down Under. You will find moon… Continue reading Southern Hemisphere 2020 Full Moon Names, Meanings & Rituals
Are you a beginner witch and want advice on which books you should start off with? When I first began my path I felt completely overwhelmed with the book choices presented to me and I honestly didn't know where to start. Some books I bought were AMAZING... others not so much. So save yourself some… Continue reading Top 10 Witchy/Pagan Books for Beginners