Category Archives: History

Hekate and The Charities

The Charities are a group of lesser deities (ie not counted within the main Olympiad) who represent concepts such as charm, nature and beauty in the smell way the muses represent the creative arts. Known singularly as a Charis (/ˈkeɪrɪs/; Greek: Χάρις, pronounced [kʰáris]) together they … Continue reading

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Unicorns – A Talk at Leeds City Museum

The fact that I am posting two event reviews one after the other may give the impression that I live a busy fun packed life. In reality I was was a little bit tardy in getting the Nameless Arte blog … Continue reading

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The Nameless Arte – Aspects of Traditional Witchcraft in Britain

Introduction  The 2nd September 2017 was a special day for two reasons. First, it was the OP’S birthday and second was the first, hopefully not last, Traditional Witchcraft Occult Conference celebrating the Nameless Arte, a phase coined by Nigel Pennick to … Continue reading

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Castlerigg

Of all the ancient sites that you can visit in Cumbria Castlerigg is possibly the most awesome inspiring of them all. Inspiration to artists and poets alike if it weren’t for the English Heritage signs by the gate you would … Continue reading

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Hekate and Crossed Keys

As a Hekatean the appearance of keys, particularly crossed keys, in my altar paraphernalia is an absolute necessity. Keys are laden with magical correspondences which perfectly resonate with Hekate’s liminality and role in transition and transformation.   Hekate’s Keys The … Continue reading

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RuneSoup Grimoires Course

After Sigils came Grimoires, specifically their history and development with a view to helping people to give it a go should they want to. I came at this from the historical perspective. The development of the magical process surrounding the grimoires … Continue reading

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Flint & Chert

Following on from my post on beach finds something else that I found, and seem to find in perfusion, is flint. I am always drawn to this silicate based stone, in particular because I can ‘see’ the possibilities within it, … Continue reading

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