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Hoopday Hump Trick # 2

Hoopday Hump Trick # 2

This week’s humpday hoop trick is the barrel roll. Now, there are two main variations- the angled barrel roll/booty bump, and then the isolated barrel roll. Either is a great way to step up your hoop game.

First I’m gonna link to the isolated barrel roll. Katie Emmit has a great video on them.

Now if you can’t quite get it, don’t…

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Fotamecus: A Time Experiment

Fotamecus: A Time Experiment

Fotamecus is a bit of an icon among the chaos magicians of the internet. [1] He was one of the first sigils that went on to become a servitor, and then later an egregore. [2] He was created with the intention of compressing or expanding time. His name itself is a mantric sigil- fo-tuh-meh-kus.

fotamecusFotamecus was created in 1996 in the United States by‘s Fenwick Rysen, and…

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Humpday Hoop Trick #1

Humpday Hoop Trick #1

In celebration of the purchase of my new polypro from Go Hoops and Crafts, I bring a new weekly hoop trick challenge to get us all over the hump day.

I feel that it’s easy to get stuck at the beginner level, as once you learn a certain number of basic tricks it becomes hard to “level up.” The more active I have become in the community, the more I hear about people who are interested in leveling…

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Fang and Fur Blood and Bone: A primal guide to Animal Magic by Lupa

Fang and Fur Blood and Bone: A primal guide to Animal Magic by Lupa

fang fur blood bone

Fang and Fur Blood and Bone is a book that comes highly reccomended by many traditional witches. The book is set up well, and is divided into seven chapters, along with a foreward by Taylor Ellwood, an introduction, an afterword, four appendixes, a glossary, bibliography, and an index. The foreward is a nice touch from Lupa’s mate, Taylor Ellwood, and includes this gem: “The real key to…

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New Site and a giveaway!

New Site and a giveaway!

Hi guys,

Hopefully this message gets to all of my followers. I am no longer blogging at this wordpress blog; instead you can find all of the old content- and a lot of new content too- at my new site, To celebrate the move, I am hosting a giveaway once the site hits 100 followers for the email newsletter. I hope to see you all over there! <3

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Fairies: Magical Thinking in Shakespeare

Fairies: Magical Thinking in Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s use of fairies in his works is legendary. He peppers them into enough of his plays to consider them a staple of his. The word “fairies” itself has two possible origins. The first is the noun “fays,” a broken-down form of Fatae. This was the noun used for the classical three fates which were later turned into supernatural women who attended childbirths and controlled the destinies of…

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The Master Book of Candle Burning by Henri Gamache

The Master Book of Candle Burning by Henri Gamache

Master Book of Candle Burning

The Master Book of Candle Burning by Henri Gamache is an introduction to the ritualized use of candles, that relies heavily on the psalms.Originally published in the 1940s, it became a staple for anyone who wished to work with candles. This is a new and revised version that was published in 1998. There is no contents or index, which is annoying, but not terrible. The book begins with a preface…

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