Guest writer for Cailleach’s Herbarium exploring queer magic and queer deities in Norse Myth and Scottish folklore by Nate Richardson-Read
scapulimancy – Slinneanachd – Slinnairachd – divination by shoulder blade in Scottish Folk magic an exploration of the evidence and method.
Interview Guising traditions : A deeper dive into skekling and Skellers with Professor Terry Gunnell
Recently I have had the pleasure of speaking to the ever hospitable Professor Terry Gunnell at Iceland’s University all about Guising,…
DisabilityFolk MagicFolk Practices
I ‘m currently obsessed with the idea of parts of the self in Scottish folklore. Not just our bodies but what…
Skelling, Skeklers and Guising. Exploring Liminality – Celebrating Scottish Folk Magic and Community Traditions
Join the Taibhsear Collective, (the folks who brought you “Dreaming Bread and Skyrie Stanes” in 2018), for “Skelling, Skeklers and Guising.…
Be part of our next event – Skelling, Skeklers and Guising Exploring Liminality. Proposal call now live!
The Taibhsear Collective (the team who organised Dreaming Bread and Skyrie Stanes, A celebration of Scottish Folk Magic and tradition) would…
“The sun will rise and set regardless, what we choose to do with the light while it’s here is up to…
I’ve been struggling with ideas of Scottish appropriation from our culture for a while now. Some of you may have read…
Saining is the Scottish Folk magic act of purification. It’s similar to the idea of smudging but very different. Importantly it’s…
The below is the introduction for the event Dreaming Bread and Skyrie Stanes on the 11th of November 2018. I thought…