The #instawitches took to social media as e-commerce purveyors of hoodoo spellwork, healing crystals, and herbs.
In a sense, "witchcraft" has been repackaged as a feel-good hobby, the natural convergence of self-care, green living, and new age spirituality, a slide down the slippery slope from the multilevel marketing of essential oils among Christian women to ordering hoodoo spellwork on the internet.
If you meet someone like this, you may be sure they have seen a coven of deer's spellwork
; there is nothing you can do for them.
Practical Astrology for Witches and Pagans: Using the Planets and the Stars for Effective Spellwork
, Rituals, and Magickal Work is a handbook describing how astrology can be used with rituals, herbalism, crystals, and more.
Godolphin supply the bulk of the opposition, with Saeed Bin Surour, winner of the Balanchine back in 2004 with Gonfilia, saddling three runners including Group 2 Cape Verdi Stakes heroine Sajjh and two horses who finished behind her on that occasion -- fifth-placed Dark Orchid and Spellwork
, who was seventh.
Fourth in Group 1 company in Italy last year, she takes on stablemates Dark Orchid and Spellwork
, the mounts of Ted Durcan and Kieren Fallon, both previously trained by Andre Fabre in France.
The 46-year-old will also saddle up four-year-old Dark Orchid and the lightly raced Spellwork
Superior electropop from the Canadian electronica trio.
The Voodoo Doll Spellbook: A Compendium of Recent and Contemporary Spells and Rituals is a serious-minded guide based on New Orleans voodoo and hoodoo traditions, as well as incorporating spellwork
from ancient Egypt, Chaldea, Greece, Africa, Europe, and author Denise Alvaradd's own grimoires.
Bin Surour, who is also responsible for Spellwork
in the race, said of his chances: "All three are working well and we expect them all to run well.
Preview UAE 4.50pm Cape Verdi G2 Meydan, 1m turf, 3yo+ fillies and mares Saeed Bin Suroor, trainer of Dark Orchid, Spellwork
and Sajjhaa "All three are in good form at home.
Chapters discuss the basics of Celtic Ogham and tree calendars, the role of trees in ritual and spellwork
, how to incorporate trees in one's meditative practice, and much more.