Finally! Or Azoetia and Moths

I finally received my copy of Azoetia by Andrew Chumbley a few days ago. For those not familiar with it, its subtitle is “A Grimoire of the Sabbatic Craft,” and its produced by the Cultus Sabbati, a group of practitioners of magic. I was first drawn to them because of the deep knowledge of plants […]

Lecouteux’s Witches, Werewolves, and Fairies

After my dream featuring an enraged werewolf who was a witch and also myself, I thought I should learn more about werewolves. The only serious bit I knew about them stemmed from Carlo Ginzburg’s work, which mentioned in particular a 17th-century Livonian named Thiess, who described himself as a werewolf and who with others fought […]