The persecution of witches

It’s a fact that people practice witchcraft. It’s also a fact that people accused of witchcraft get beaten, humiliated and even killed in our 21st century society. As a site with many Wiccan fans and contirbutors, we felt it was only right to draw attention to those who suffer at the hands of [...]

Why is Friday the 13th unlucky?

In any year there will be a Friday the 13th, and in 2009 there have been 3 – the most possible in a single year and something that won’t happen again until 2015. So we thought that it merited a closer look.

There is no written documentation of Friday the 13th being unlucky until the [...]

Taiwan aborigines pass on witchcraft tradition

The indigenous Paiwan tribe in Taiwan has recently started a class to train young people in the traditional skills of witchcraft that they have practiced for centuries. Witchcraft is an important ancient ritual for the Paiwan, the mediums who practiced it treated diseases, prayed for the community, blessed people and protected them from evil.

“In [...]

New Witch for Wookey Hole

Of all the people we expected Wookey Hole to pick for a new Witch…an estate agent was not one of them. The lucrative job opening made headlines across the world, and was finally awarded to Carole Bohanan from Shepton Mallet. The Wookey Hole site in Somerset saw 300 applicants for the role, but [...]