Category Archives: History

Hekate and the Lampades

Who are the Lampades Hekate has a vast and varied train of followers when she resides in the Underworld and one of her many retainers are the Lampades, a type of nymph found within Greek Mythology. Lampades are associated with … Continue reading

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Hekate Epiphaneia

What is an Epiphany? Let us start at the beginning and agree what exactly we mean when we start talking about an epiphany. Most often an epiphany (from the ancient Greek ἐπιφάνεια, epiphaneia, “manifestation, striking appearance”) is described as being … Continue reading

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Hekate In Ephesus

I am not exactly a seasoned traveller, most of my formative holidays were spent on the east coast of England, with the foreign holidays abroad an exception rather than the rule. I can always wax lyrical about my UK based … Continue reading

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Pagan Questions – How Many God’s?

As a Pagan you expect to encounter a few things from people when they find out you are pagan. Amusement, disbelief, ridicule; these are just a couple of things you might experience when you bring yourself out of the broom … Continue reading

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Protecting The Libary

I don’t have the largest occult book collection in all of Seacroft,  I think that distinction falls to my friend a few streets over, but I do have a lot of books. It drives my other half crazy because I … Continue reading

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There are Fae at the Bottom of my Garden

There are Fae at the bottom of my garden And their names are whispered on winds There are Fae at the bottom of my garden And born on gossamer wings They Make merry all night; play tricks all day The … Continue reading

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Hekate and the Rose

“They” say that roses are associated with Hekate. I am not entirely sure who “they” are but they do say a lot and very rarely give a justification or explanation.  As with the association between Hekate and Heket (link) the … Continue reading

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