That modernist block by Regents Park that houses the medical professionals of the Royal College of Physicians has been given over to alchemy, astrology and witchcraft.
It’s an exhibition, not a new branch of the NHS, and this “cabinet of rarities” is a collection of objects collected by physician, philosopher, collector, and polymath, Sir Thomas Browne.
Witchcraft is now seen a tool for self-care, especially when times are difficult — which, in a way, is what it was meant to be all along.
When you hear the word Wicca, you may imagine a bunch of women riding around the sky on brooms and chanting Latin words to cast spells. Or, you might think of a bunch of women prancing around naked in the moonlight.
It’s true that Wiccans have a cultural connection to “witchcraft,” but there’s more to this polytheistic form of spirituality, and no matter what religion you personally observe, its followers have some healthy habits anyone could potentially benefit from.