Category Archives: Folklore and Folk Magic

The Lunar Society and Great Barr Hall – by the light of the moon.

I have, I confess, become a little obsessed with local history. It all started with the discovery of this Strawberry Hill Gothic Hall (Strawberry Hill Gothic a style of architecture popular in the nineteenth-century Gothic revival) lying in ruins behind a new housing estate, just a mile or so from my house in Great Barr. Great…

Sage Herblore

Often associated with the Autumn and Winter, it is actually late Spring and early Summer when Sage is truly at its most beautiful. It has become a common herb for cooks and one of the most popular garden herbs, however Sage also has a rich history of herb and folklore. Sage has traditionally been used…

A little fairy folk magic……

So Spring is everywhere arriving, and you may want to encourage the Fairies back to your garden by trying these fairy folk summoning spells. This is a wonderful little piece of magic to do with children. Last year me and my daughter made a fairy garden, and she loved every moment. When we have new…