Folklore, Magic and Nature
Celebrate spring and summer as a time of renewal with Flora the Roman Goddess of flowers and learn about balance in Litha. As the nights get longer, create beautiful garlands of herbs to ward off evil spirits. Explore the magic of each month, with mystical tips and practical projects, and delve into the annual cycle of a modern mystical year.
With supersitions and sayings, crystals, birds and beasts, this is a book for the modern mystic that is accessible for everyone. Based on spirituality in nature, The Mystical Year reveals how to wind down, and celebrate the seasons with folklore, festivals and simple, creative projects for each month of the year.
About the Author
Alison Davies runs workshops at universities throughout the UK, showing academics, students and early years practitioners how stories can be used as tools for teaching and learning. Alison writes for a wide selection of magazines, including Bella, Soul & Spirit, Your Fitness, Take a Break, Fate and Fortune, Spirit and Destiny, You, Kindred Spirit and Woman's Own. Her features have also appeared in the Times Education Supplement, Daily Mail and Sunday Express parenting section, and various commercial magazines. Her most recent books Written in the Stars was published in 2018.