The House of Blackthorn was founded in 2013 by Rick Silfies Potter. In 2019, the name was changed to the Blackthorn Druid Order. Rick has been a witch and Celtic mystic for 30 years. He is the author of two books, “Walking a Magic Path” and “The Noble Art of Divination: A Journal for Tarot & Oracle Decks“. He has served as High Priest of several magical groups, and is a member of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids. Rick has taught both publicly and privately for several years, on various topics related to Witchcraft and Magic. Aside from training private students, Rick is a writer for Witch Way Magazine.
Rick offers various magical services to the local community. These include ogham, oracle and tarot readings, spell candles, witch bottles, ritual oils and alternative healing therapies. Rick is a devotee of Cerridwen, the Witch-Mother-Goddess of Welsh origin.