Archive for 'General Mystic Fare'
Posted on 04. Jul, 2014 by Vicki Starfire.
In a past post I have featured this retreat center composed of several close-by locations, Spirit Skies and Spirit Falls. The owner and manager, Bodhi Heart, has now added and renovated Spirit Skies and is offering a opening discount of 30% on all week retreats in July and August and 20% off for retreats in […]
Posted on 23. Jun, 2014 by Vicki Starfire.
People who have come across the US border into Canada have probably been past the exit for White Rock, a small community along the sea coast. As border towns go, White Rock is quite wonderful – no gaudy taverns, few late night arrests and a number of wonderful beaches with eclectic restaurants and shops to […]
Posted on 19. Jun, 2014 by Vicki Starfire.
Think fox hunts are a thing of the past? Well there are intrepid groups that keep the tradition alive. Here’s one of them living on the coastal area north of Vancouver, Canada. As you’ll see in the video, they no longer hunt foxes (there aren’t enough and who wants to kill the poor creatures?). However, […]
Posted on 09. Feb, 2014 by Vicki Starfire.
Among the other articles, I have featured over the past years some very unusual trips to remote but safe locations. I’m sure I will continue to provide these “finds” to readers in the years to come. Here’s an article by an itinerant traveller, Lori Erikson, who has actually gone on most of the trips she […]
Posted on 31. Dec, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
In my surfing the web for interesting information I couldn’t resist clicking on the heading, “spiritual gangster”. Is there such a creature? Yes, the company touts the philosophy that some people want a “balance between the ancient practice of yoga and our modern world”. The store are quite numerous not just in the US and […]
Posted on 24. Mar, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
We now have Kindle books that can be downloaded for free or a minimal charge, so it was only a matter of time before we have entire free books that can be downloaded in various formats for your reading convenience. Now some people may not find reading on a screen convenient or relaxing, but those […]
Posted on 10. Mar, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
For anyone who enjoys train travel the Canadians have put together a series of super trips through western Canada and down to Seattle in the US. This video you are about to watch is a promo for the trips with Tanya Memme, former Miss Canada as the narrator/host. The trips run from $2500 – $5000 […]
Posted on 06. Sep, 2012 by Vicki Starfire.
This festival has been going since 1986 in the United States and has grown amazingly each year. It’s now held in the northern Nevada desert called Black Rock Desert. It opens every year on the last Monday of August and goes till the first Monday in September, a holiday in the US (Labor Day). The […]
Posted on 24. Jun, 2012 by Vicki Starfire.
There has been a shift from westerners seeking Indian forms of the spiritual such as meditation or yoga to now include Indians who want western versions of everything from crystals to angel cards to Wiccan spells and various forms of healing. Here then is an article written in The Times of India (myEducationTimes.com) about Indians […]
Posted on 21. Jun, 2012 by Vicki Starfire.
The longest day of the year is upon us and many will celebrate as usual. While the traditional celebrations are part of Wiccan traditions and thus religious, there are many solstice celebrations today that are not Wiccan based. Here is an article written by Grove Harris, a writer, speaker and consultant on religious diversity. The […]