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A Rose By Any Other Name – by Psion Valur De Nocte

In days gone by, Pagans had to hide themselves to avoid persecution and even death. Even in more recent times, since the introduction of the world wide web, Pagans have felt the need to hide their identities and often did that by using an alias, which might have been a magical or craft name or simply a name they picked because they liked it. Modern day Pagans realized the necessity to have a way to be who they were, without risking their jobs, families, reputations by being labelled a witch or whatever else they happened to be. Continue reading


Nightside? Or Fakeside? – by Psion Valur De Nocte

It is acceptable and sometimes even necessary for those in the VC to have ‘nightside’ profiles on some social networking sites and elsewhere. For security reasons in some counties this is vital and in cases like this, usually its just the name that is different, but most personal info is the same as the ‘dayside’. However, sometimes the question is raised whether this can be taken too far? In my opinion, the answer to that is a huge YES! Continue reading

To admit or not to admit, that is the question……

Admit what you might ask? Admit someone to a Group/Coven/House or whatever you prefer to call it. If you are running a group of any kind, you will want to gain new members, and you will most likely want to gain the right type of members. Sounds simple enough doesn’t it, but in reality it isn’t that simple at all. Continue reading