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Just Another Hellish Tuesday

Right now I’m supposed to writing something uplifting and introspective about the year gone by and exciting plans for the years ahead, but the reality is burning so much bigger and hotter than anything else right now. It is New Year’s Eve, and this continent is burning. As I write this, four thousand people are… Continue reading Just Another Hellish Tuesday

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Pagan Pyjama Party Episode 1.09: English Ale 2019 Special

Recorded during and just after our time at this year's English Ale in South Australia, this episode features interviews with PAN President David Garland, UK Author and Druid Krisoffer Hughes, and UK Bard and Musician Dave Smith. Music this episode was Wild Man by Kacey Stephensen, My Town by Pete Titchener, Wicker Man by Spiral… Continue reading Pagan Pyjama Party Episode 1.09: English Ale 2019 Special

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Pagan Pyjama Party Episode 1.07: The Druid Hive Mind

Episode 7: The Druid Hive Mind (March 2019) This month, Josie and Mark discussed public Paganism, impostor syndrome and Mark's brand new ADF Protogrove, Dancing Hare Protogrove, ADF. They also ate some cold chips they left in the car. Music this episode was Earthly By and By by Freya Josephine Hollick.  

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Pagan Pyjama Party Episode 1.06: There Goes All My Duck Jokes

Episode 6: There Goes All My Duck Jokes (February 2019) We joined forces this month with Matt (Combined Covens Social Club), as well as Lee and Teneal (Sacred Radicals). Join us as we discuss the challenges and joys of being a millennial Pagan in Australia. Also ducks, inter-library loans, aesthetic vs authenticity and more! This… Continue reading Pagan Pyjama Party Episode 1.06: There Goes All My Duck Jokes

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News and Hounds: Australia Edition

Western Australia: Combined Covens Participates in PrideFest WA Last month, Perth-based non-profit Pagan social group Combined Covens participated in PrideFest, Perth’s LGBTQI+  arts, culture and community festival for the second year running. Queensland: Author Sandra Greenhalgh Announces Druid Wisdom Oracle Cards Both ancient and modern Druid practices are the inspiration for this new deck of… Continue reading News and Hounds: Australia Edition

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Pagan Pyjama Party Episode 1.04: Another Whinging Victorian

Episode 4: Another Whinging Victorian (December 2018) What makes a good teacher? What should a student possess and be able to do before they are ready to learn? This month, we share Josie's workshop on Pagan teaching and leadership, recorded at the Australian Wiccan Conference earlier this year. Music this episode is by South Australian… Continue reading Pagan Pyjama Party Episode 1.04: Another Whinging Victorian

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Australian Pagan Alliance to be Dissolved

SOUTH AUSTRALIA – The Pagan Alliance of South Australia recently ceased to operate as an incorporated association, citing a significant drop in membership and financial difficulties as reasons for the decision. With the Tasmanian branch of the Pagan Alliance facing similar issues, an end to this organisation – once a nationwide cornerstone of the Australian… Continue reading Australian Pagan Alliance to be Dissolved

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Generations

As two of my favourite writers have recently pointed out, there seems to be a whole other generation of witches on Instagram. These digitally native, aesthetically driven, spooky young witch-folk practice a kind of Craft that is almost unrecognisable to me, and probably for you, too. And it's a weird feeling. Young'uns These instagrammers are… Continue reading Generations

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Paganism in the Top End

Australia’s Northern Territory (sometimes just called “the NT” or “the top end”) is the country’s third-largest federal division, covering over 520,902 square miles (1,349,129 square kilometres). This vast space is made up of rugged coastline, a national park spanning around 12,000 square miles (20,000 square kilometres) and larger settlements in the north; the south has smaller settlements,… Continue reading Paganism in the Top End

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Slideshow: The Pagan Collective of Victoria in 2017

2017 was an absolutely epic year for the Pagan Collective of Victoria. I am so proud to have been a part of this. PCV highlights for me included: Starting a Morris dancing side. Travelling with said Morris dancing side to South Australia. Sitting on a road with my friends after a public ritual for hours… Continue reading Slideshow: The Pagan Collective of Victoria in 2017