About Patch and this Blog
-I'm known on the internet as Patch.
I have been a practising Hellenic polytheist for 4 years.
- After following a re-con methodology for a number of years, I became unable to ignore the call to witchcraft and so here I am today exploring how this fits into my practice.
This blog primarily deals with devotional worship, Hellenic polytheism, pagan living and a whole lot of navel gazing.
Category Archives: The gods
Theogamia began at sundown on Thursday. It is the ancient Athenian festival in celebration of the marriage of Zeus and Hera. Since Hera has become pretty damn important to me this year, I decided to make this a big event in my calendar! … Continue reading
I realise I haven’t yet posted a photo of what my altar looks like in the new house. This was taken shortly before Christmas (I have altar cloths that I rotate seasonally. This is my holiday cloth, with pretty candles and stars … Continue reading
My desire to approach my shrines and sit with her grew throughout the day. I found myself giving up on work and heading upstairs to clear my room of Christmas debris. I put away some of my gifts, and so many of … Continue reading
A common devotional thing that I do for Hermes is to offer him loose change. I just scoop up lots of coppers from my purse and put them in a handmade clay amphora I bought for him in Crete. I … Continue reading
I’m back with my parents until the lease on my new place is all sorted, and so my little altar has been set up under my bed again. You may recall me saying that a few months ago I downsized … Continue reading
This year I have decided to take part in the Pagan Blog Project. Each week, using a letter as a prompt I will be blogging about something related to my path, or paganism in general. I though it would be … Continue reading
I am back from my holiday! It was lots of fun, and all the travel (flights, taxis, left hand drive rental cars) was stress free despite all threats on the contrary. We somehow conveniently avoided scheduled airport strikes, hour long … Continue reading
Have you ever experienced a ritual, either in a group or alone; where god(s) are invoked, and you just know they haven’t shown up? Sometimes, no matter what you do, they aren’t going to make an appearance, i’m sure they’ve … Continue reading
On Tuesday, I packed up, moved out of my dorm; and came home after my first year of university. I wrapped all my sacred items in tissue paper for the journey home, gave thanks to any spirits that may reside in … Continue reading