Andrew McGregor Interview

Connecting with the Orisha: Andrew McGregor on The Orisha Tarot

Andrew McGregor is a treasure to the occult community. He is the creator behind The Orisha Tarot, and the owner of The Hermit's Lamp.
WITCHfest North photo by Monica Bodirsky, st Spiral Nature

Building community: Approaching WITCHfest North 2018

WITCHfest North was created by a small group of volunteers putting together a celebration of witches, Wiccans, Pagans, and women in the arts.
Tattoo machine, ink, and small skull, photo by diegoservelion

Tattoo magick: Body art for magicians

Tattoos are more than body art, they can be powerful magical tools. Tattoo magick can grant protection, enhance fertility, and more.
Common mugwort, photo by Dan Mullen

Mugwort: Its magical and medical uses

Mugwort has many practical applications. To many it is a weed, but to those with a cunning eye, it can be so much more.
Still from The Wizard of Oz

Are you a good witch, a bad witch, or something else?

It seems there is some division within the Pagan community that perpetuates stereotypes about the practice of binding.
Trunk with thorns, photo by Vera Kratochvil

Understanding Lilith: From first human to first monster

There is a stigma associated with seeking out and approaching Lilith. The magical community suggests working with her is unbecoming.

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Hidden Insights: Astrology for the week of 14 October 2018

Hidden Insights: Astrology for the week of 14 October 2018

A Mercury ruled week is forecast at Hidden Insights, as the quick-changing planet is the only celestial body making major aspects.
Paint and brushes, photo by z Q

Creative magick: Three spells to find artistic inspiration

As an artist, it can be frustrating when creativity eludes you. However, as a witch you can always work a little creative magick.
Halloween Oracle by Stacey Demarco

Halloween Oracle App

The Halloween Oracle App, by Stacey Demarco and with art by Jimmy Manton, is one of the best surprises this year has given me.
The Peace Oracle

Peace Oracle: Guidance for Challenging Times

The Peace Oracle is a deck worth purchasing, especially for the gorgeous images it contains. Each card focuses on a different aspect of peace.
The Magdalene, by Lars Muhl

The Magdalene, by Lars Muhl

The Magdalene is the second book in Lars Muhl’s O Manuscript trilogy, which seeks to uncover the truth about Mary Magdalene.
Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 19 October 2018

Linkage: Witches, folklore, and fanfic

What is Netflix's reboot of Sabrina, The Teenage Witch going to mean for a new generation? And other linkage.
Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 12 October 2018

Linkage: Magick, monsters, and moonmoons

De monstris: An Exhibition of Monsters and the Wonders of Human Imagination is free and. Yes, moonmoons are real. And other linkage.
Financials for Spiral Nature September 2018

September 2018 financials for Spiral Nature Magazine

September 2018 we published 4 new articles, 9 reviews, 4 editions of our popular weekly astrology column, 1 members-only article, and more.