I’ve never followed a Shamanic path, but I’ve been reading books about Shamanism for most of my adult life. For me, it comes from a fascination with the folk traditions, teaching stories and magical understandings of the peoples of this world. I am constantly amazed by the sheer diversity out there. For me this interview with Jessica Rzeszewski, author of ‘Carry The Rock – An Apprentice Journey’, was a great opportunity to find out more about a form of Shamanism I knew nothing about.
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Nimue Brown interviews Steve Andrews, the Bard of Ely, and author of Herbs of the Northern Shaman.
Nimue Brown interviews Sheena Cundy, Witch, songwriter and novelist.
NIMUE BROWN. There are a range of ways in which authors write about Paganism. Each approach has its advantages and limitations, and it pays to know what it is that you want from a book, when trying to figure out what to spend your time and money on. This is also an issue for anyone thinking about writing, because some approaches suit some authors better than others.
Nimue Brown This is not a book I consciously set out to write. What happened is that some years ago I spent a lot of time reading about other religions...
Nimue Brown interviews Kitchen Witch, Rachel Patterson. I met Rachel Patterson through Moon Books. From my perspective she came out of nowhere and set people’s imaginations on fire with her books on kitchen witchcraft. Her friendly accessible style has won her a lot of fans (me amongst them). Down to earth, can do, user friendly writing is something that I really value. For me, kitchen witchcraft is part of folk magic, part of the kind of thing quietly pagan people have always done. If high magic and very ceremonial rituals don’t call to you, then this probably will.
by Nimue Brown For those of you who have not encountered Paul Mitchell, you could start by imagining what Billy Bragg would sound like if he took up Druidry. Well...
Amythyst Raine- Hatayama is the author of The Gray Witch’s Grimoire, she’s an American witch following her own path. Interviewer Nimue Brown is a British Druid.