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
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
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
Earlier this month me and two of my besties took part in what is becoming a post Beltane, post Mount Franklin tradition. For the last few years, we've spent the weekend after Beltane going to look at some famous red hawthorn hedges in Basalt, near Daylesford in Central Victoria. Last year we discovered - almost… Continue reading Red May in November
Queer Paganism in Australia today is multifaceted and vibrant with a large number of publicly active traditions, groups, and meetups that are queer oriented or queer inclusive. The most notable of these is Queer Pagan Men Australia. But what many contemporary Australian Pagans don’t know is that the country’s history of Paganism within the LGBT… Continue reading Queer Paganism in Australia
“Look at you, you beautiful curvy goddess.” “You do you, goddess.” “Release your inner goddess.” It seems to be almost habitual these days for some people at some Pagan events to go so far with their body positivity and inclusivity that they find the need to refer to women – especially fat women like me… Continue reading Please Don’t “Goddess” Me…
Pathways through the forest.