Fairy etiquette

Fairy etiquette is a strict and exacting art. Different types of fairies observe many different standards of manners, and the ignorant or uninformed risk many dangers when dealing incorrectly with the fairy folk. Brownies and their ilk (the bwca in Wales, the bodach in Scotland, the Manx fynnoderee, sometimes the pixies of Devon and Cornwall, … Read more

Faeries tricks and crimes

Faeries have always interfere in the life of mortals and it is probably their reason of being among us. A lot of “evil” fairies have been held responsible for the bad weather and the resulting poor crops, diseases, disparitions and all the things that men could not explain. Less harmful are the “tricks”, the special … Read more

Fairy help

Many races of the fey folk chose to give their services to mankind. These ranged from small, one-time tasks and gifts to daily hard work tilling fields or performing domestic chores. However, several taboos were placed upon the beneficiaries of fairy help and the etiquette should be scrupulously respected. First, thanking or rewarding the fairy … Read more

Protection against fairies

Friday is the  day of the week in which one should always take special precautions against them. For instance, before telling stories of the fairies, one should prefix one’s tales with: “A blessing attend their departing and travelling! This day is friday and they will not hear us.” This helps to ensure that the fairies’ … Read more

Fairy gardening

The Benefits of Having Fairies in the Garden Living with the fairies is an experience that everyone should cultivate, as it has many benefits. If you want to work with faeries and develop your relationship with them, the garden is an ideal place to begin. Whenever fairies move into a garden, everything begins to thrive, … Read more

The Faery Tradition

The Faery Tradition (referred to also as Vicia, Feri, or Anderson Feri) is an initiatory tradition of modern traditional witchcraft. It is an ecstatic, rather than a fertility, tradition stemming from the experience of Cora and Victor Anderson. Among the distinguishing features of the Faery tradition is the use of a Faery Power which characterizes … Read more

Faeries and witches

The Church, trying to eradicate the old pagan cults, has relentlessly “demonized” the many creatures that populated the local mythologies. These creatures that were neither (or both) good and evil were brutally associated with all the pain, grievances, sufferings that fall on us. According to King James I in his Daemonologie, Diana was both the … Read more

How to see fairies

There are several ways to see past a fairy’s shroud of invisibility. Sometimes wearing one’s coat turned inside-out will enable one to see into Fairyland. Occasionally closing one’s right eye and peering through one’s left is sufficient. Wearing a posy of primroses or carrying a four-leafed clover can also be effective. There are also certain … Read more