Every October we're inundated with images of the stereotypical HALLOWEEN WITCH- pointy black hat, green skin, riding a broom, the works. Many witches embrace this caricature as a sister witch, and others think she's offensive, frightening, and garish. That's why every October I pick a facet of popular witchcraft and examine its effect on our … Continue reading #HowRealWitchesDo: Witchcraft Without a Filter (Updated!)
Hello again witches, seekers, and friends and thanks for tuning in to episode 35 of The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast, the show where we do a little ranting, raving and wand waving! Today's episode is all about everyone's not-so-favourite emotion - ANGER. Where it comes from, why we get angry, and why you shouldn't just … Continue reading Episode 35 – The Magick of Anger
This week the internet BLEW UP when news got out that make-up brand Sephora would be selling "Starter Witch Kits" made by a perfume company called Pinrose. The kit would have included the Tarot deck pictured here, a bundle of white sage, a piece of rose quartz, and a set of sample perfumes from their … Continue reading Shop Like a Witch: Starter Witches
Hello witches, seekers, and friends! Thanks for tuning in to episode 34 of The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast, the show where we do a little ranting, raving, and wand-waving! Today we're talking about a profession and mission that's common in witchy and pagan circles - midwifery, doulas, and birth work. Is Midwifery witchcraft? Why are … Continue reading Episode 34 – Witches, Midwives, and Doulas
Hello again witches, seekers and friends, and thanks for tning in to episode 33 of the fat feminist witch podcast, the show where I do a little ranting raving and wand waving. I am your host, Paige the fat feminist witch, broadcasting from not so sunny southerwestern ontario, and today we are talking about FATPHOBIA! … Continue reading Podcast Episode 33: FATPHOBIA!
Despite being a 1 woman podcast, I relish in being able to share the voices of other women, femmes, and non-binary witches and activists. Interviewing these incredible people has changed my perspective, allowed me to learn whole new ways to practice and love magic, and allowed me to do some healing of my own. I … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day 2018!
Oh ho ho, it's that time again witches! Time to give a good hard look at ourselves, and at a little controversy. A lil' background on today's Witch n' Bitch: Basic Witches by Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman is the Book Club of Shadows pick for the month in my private group for Patreon patrons … Continue reading #WitchnBitch Topic: Witch, Ya Basic!
I can still remember when I started thinking Oprah was my arch nemesis. It was a warm and sunny afternoon, absolutely gorgeous. I'd been running around outside like the active, but chubby, 7 year old I was. It was 5 years after Oprah had wheeled that giant glob of literal waste out onto the stage, … Continue reading Oprah: The fatphobic demon of my childhood
I'm sure it comes as no surprise to anyone that my favourite song in the history of songs is "I Put a Spell on You". I am fortunate to live in a reality where I can't even remember the first time I heard the song, it was just always there. Every halloween every version available … Continue reading One Witch’s Opinion: Every single version of “I Put a Spell on You” is the best song ever
On New Year's Eve I released an episode about ableism in the new age and spiritual community and my own struggles with mental illness and ableism. Listen to it here - Episode 16: Goodbye, 2016! Hello, Understanding! Afterwards I received tons of emails and messages of support, and since then a few people have asked … Continue reading Hello, Understanding!: Update