Yuletide Blessings

Ceremonies for Christmasse Robert Herrick (1591-1674) Come, bring with a noise, My merrie merrie boyes, The Christmasse Log to the firing; While my good Dame, she Bids ye all be free; And drink to your heart's desiring. With the last years brand Light the new block, and For good success in his spending, On your …

LS1 – Found

Woman Reflected in Water

“Oh my God.” Charlie raced down the beach, heart pounding, a sense of dread chilling his blood to the bone. His teenage body would normally have reacted quite differently to the sudden appearance of a naked woman in his presence. But something was obviously quite wrong with the crumpled form ahead of him, washed ashore …

Welcome to the Blog

Welcome. Thistle Root Diary, my blog,  is a compendium of my magickal field notes, strange and wonderful tales, pagan devotional practices, projects, curiosities, mysterious ephemera, etc. Here's a little video I made to chat about the arrival of my ancestry DNA kit, my new blog, and why I chose the name "Thistle Root Diary".