The Hungry Hedgewitch

Recipes

Mabon Apple Crumble

Every Monday in the office, I end up tossing a bunch of bruised and tired looking apples in the bin. Our office receives a fresh fruit delivery every Monday, however no one in the office is a fan of apples, and so by the end of the week these are always left neglected, and when the fresh fruit  ...

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Life

Acknowledging the Autumn Equinox

Whether you follow the seasons according to the meteorological or the astronomical calendar, there is no doubt that summer is officially over.  It’s time we let go of all vestiges of long, warm days, and prepare ourselves for the long cold nights ahead. Think cable knit jumpers, velvety  ...

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Life

What does a witch look like?

I was a teenager when I discovered why when we picture traditional witches, we think green skin and crooked noses and fingers and of course, a hunched back. This image is from a period in societies where we took to torturing innocent women (and men) for the crime witchcraft. Their skin was  ...

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Herbs Life

A hedgewitch without a garden?

As much as I would like to say my passion for gardening started at a young age, it both did and didn’t. As a small child I was given my first wee charge by way of an indoor plant, one I chose for myself solely because it was pink. I even named the wee thing, although I couldn’t tell you for the  ...

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