From: Christopher Blackwell [mailto:myrddin@...
Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 12:47 PM
Subject: ACTION Ostara 2013 is ready
Note article 3 on Manx Heathen. Looking for more Heathens to interview for
ACTION is free to everyone. You can
read the Ostara issue here.
First go to http://aren.org/newsletter/index.php
On that page you will find in the upper right corner two buttons.
One for before 2011, and one for 2011 and after. Push the 2011
and after button, then on that page go down to the Ostara 2013
and click on the latest issue
Check out the rest of the issues, either [before 2011],
or [2011 and after] check the two buttons on the upper right
Here is what we have for you in this Ostara issue.
Article 1, Page 2
Stop Witch Hunts in South Africa
Interview with Morgause Fonteléve
Morgause tells of the battle to end Witch hunts that still kill people in
South Africa and many other places.
Article 2, Page 7
Kitchen Witch, Author and Teacher
Interview Rachel Patterson (Tansy Firedragon), England
Rachel discusses being a Kitchen Witch, her school and her books, not to
mention other groups that she has worked with and trained under.
Article 3, Page 12
Art, History and being Heathen
Interview with Annie Cúglas
Annies talks about her love of history, her study or art and the winding
path she took to becoming not only Heathen, but what she calls a Manx
Heathen based on the blended culture of the Isle of Mann, which she has
Article 4, Page 19
The Doreen Valiente Foundation
Centre for Pagan Studies and Museum
Up Date with John Belham-Payne
John brings us up to date with have is happening preserve the collection of
Dorreen Valiente material, the women who literally co-created Gardnerian
Tradition Wicca, filling it out more completely and from which all modern
day Wicca develops, even Eclectic Wicca.
Article 5, Page 24
Druid, Celebrant, Author, Publisher
Interview with Penny Billington
As a twenty year member of Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, Penny is also
editor of their magazine TouchStone, and author herself and she discusses
how this all ties together.
Article 6, Page 28
In Front and Behind the Scenes
Interview with Susan Arthen
Susan tells of living in the intentional community EarthSpirit, working both
out front in public and behind the scenes and being an elder.
Article 7, Page 36
Interview with Winifred Tannetta
Winifred discusses her development as a solitary progressive Hedge Witch,
cofounder and now propriestress of AwenTree and local coordinator of Western
Mass Pagan Pride.
Article 8, Page 42
A very busy Witch
Interview with Jennifer Bennett
Jennifer is active in the Covenant of the Goddess, Cherry Hill Seminary,
Interfaith Council of Franklin County, Massachusetts, Hospice of Franklin