Scottish Witchcraft is an introduction and guide to the magical folk traditions of the Highlands of Scotland. Author Barbara Meiklejohn-Free, a Scottish hereditary witch and the Highland Seer, takes the reader on a journey through the history of the craft and shares the ins and outs of incorporating these ancient magical traditions into one's own life. Discover the secrets to faerie magic, divination, and communicating with ancestors. Explore herbal and plant lore, Scottish folk traditions, and magic rituals for your specific needs. Filled with inspiring anecdotes and step-by-step instructions, this book will help you begin a new chapter of spiritual discovery.
"Deeply personal and immersed in myth and folklore, Barbara Meiklejohn-Free's book draws from the old and the new in a manner that will resonate with the modern Witch today. She shares the pages of Nature's book from her homeland with us. Scottish Witchcraft as lived by a Scottish Witch. Makes me long to visit this land and seek its magic."—Christopher Penczak, author of The Temple of Witchcraft and The Feast of the Morrighan
"The mystery and intricacies of Scottish Witchcraft have remained somewhat of an enigma, having only ever been an oral tradition, up until now. In this book, Barbara masterfully and authentically weaves together the traditions of Scottish Witch-lore, along with her personal story of growing up in the Highlands as a genuine Scottish Witch. Journey betwixt and between the worlds, as the Highland Seer reveals the hidden magick of the Old Ways."—Flavia Kate Peters,author of Witches Wisdom and theDark Goddess Oracle Deck
"A fascinating subject, and one close to my own heart, explored by a brilliant author. Barbara not only shares her in-depth knowledge but also her own personal life experiences. And it is by using these experiences that she guides the reader through a very comprehensive book. I encourage you to take this journey with the Highland Seer, it will be a pathway of discovery."—Rachel Patterson, creator of the Flower Magic Oracle Cards
"Barbara Meiklejohn-Free is a Scottish witch, born and bred in the Highlands, and this book explores her own personal journey of discovery in the Craft alongside her training under the guidance of Swein MacDonald, the famous Highland Seer. It draws on the history, myth and folklore of Scotland and incorporates them into Craft practice, with exercises and rituals, tips and advice to help the reader explore their own path."—Anna Franklin, author of The Hearth Witch's Compendium and The Sacred Circle Tarot
"I really enjoyed the author's descriptions of how to access natural magic and her accounts of forays into the Scottish countryside. Within these pages you will find Scottish lore and practice and an illustration of the path of natural magic. A path that can be undertaken anywhere by those who earnestly seek it."—Ellen Evert Hopman, author of Scottish Herbs and Fairy Lore