The Nature of Sacrifice

The Nature of Sacrifice: Offerings to the Goddess Hekate in the Ancient World © Vikki Bramshaw 2012-13 Modern occult practices have more in common with the ancient methods of ritual sacrifice than most modern pagans would like to admit. Many elements of ancient tradition have made it into modern practices – some consciously integrated, others … Continue reading The Nature of Sacrifice


A Short History of The Scourge

Copyright V.Bramshaw 2009. In today’s society, the scourge (whip, or flail) has acquired an unfortunate reputation as a symbol of sex, domination and corruption. Its partnership with modern Craft can sometimes appear confusing, and many critics have claimed that it is an unnecessary tool introduced by Gerald Gardner, along with the rule of working scyclad, … Continue reading A Short History of The Scourge