After a week of extremely late, debauched nights out in a foreign country, manflu was more or less guaranteed. I picture my immune system ..
Sometimes it’s hard to say whether I really love Dublin or I just have my experience skewed by not really leaving D6 except to buy sec..
Imagine what you could achieve with unlimited money, sixty years and the capability to kill with impunity?
What if your super-rich grea..
Perhaps it is the significant overlap between gamers and conspiratainment that has led to the widespread ‘alternative’ belief that the Lar..
It is years ago now, but from memory it was Nico who was most appalled by my -admittedly quite appalling- book system. Now, after 18 m..
A trend I have been watching my entire career is achieving escape velocity right before my very eyes. That which was the Great Hope of..
Y’all are lucky I spent the afternoon business drinking in a beer garden and only sexually harassed one of you (hi Chris!) because if it w..
The feature image comes from this article about yet another ‘NASA keeps photographing weird things’ incident.
When Chris problematises ..
Singular explanations -especially materialist ones- fall into the category of ‘necessary but not sufficient’. For instance, you could make..
If you have read forward in your almanac, you will know the next two months of space weather looks like something right out of Babylonian ..
Typically the song of summer shows up around April. Typically it is not from Australia, unless you are in fact from Australia. Atypically ..
This is something of a follow-on from the previous post.
Chris and I have been noticing the straw man slamming of ‘conspiracy theories’..
Alternativia’s list of rigorous, upright researchers continues to shrink, rather than grow, but David Paulides‘s name remains at or near t..
This has been a challenging review to write for all the best reasons.
Most notably, I do not want to spoil the experience of having..
Lest anyone thing I have gone full Luddite, Google DeepDream is a timely example of the haunted tech I can get behind.
When you stop to..
As you know, my commutes mean I have a tendency to drag-net the entire world looking for podcasts that may yield even the slightest gem of..
You probably want me to talk about Greece.
But Greece is forgone. A pro-EU referendum result and an engineered Graccident are in the of..
Because it is somehow already the end of June, the launch of Lucifer: Princeps is happening this Friday, the 26th, at Atlantis Bookshop. I..
That’s an old, Soviet space command centre, taken from this collection of Soviet runs, which also includes a shaft tunnelled four kilometr..
Life continues at a pace typically only seen in the first twenty seconds of a commercial for headache tablets or flavoured tea. It would b..
The Nine of Wands in my first ever Tarot deck, the Arthurian Tarot, is called the Wind Harps of War. Merlin set Aeolian harps along the co..
This was a fun one. Possibly my most enjoyable podcast appearance to date.
Much of this is probably due to being given enough time to t..
The smell of jasmine fills the house from outside. It is the scent of the Goddess of the Night but it is also the scent of my childhood. A..
We approach an inflection point in the metaphor.
I had several other archonological topics that probably deserve their own megaposts bu..
“If you have more than one reason to do something (choose a doctor or veterinarian, hire a gardener or an employee, marry a person, go on ..
Each morning I stand on the old Roman road going into London from the west. It is called Bath Road because, spoiler alert, it connected Lo..
If you stop to think about the function of astrology in the royal courts of China and the Near East, it was not only to set various ritual..
The irony was not lost on the Italian archaeologist giving us a private, after-hours tour of Trajan’s imperial forum. Something something ..
So that presentation I gave in Glastonbury in October is now available online, just in time for you to spend a sunny weekend indoors watch..
Just in time for today’s celebration of the reception of the Book of the Law, a horned mirror designed to reflect the stars goes up at Spa..
Ideological ossification is a challenge right across the magical spectrum but it is potentially more of a concern with chaos magic because..
God save me from American food prices. Were there diamonds in this fruit salad?
While the Manhattan branch of Brooklyn Fare may not be ..
My childhood pet bird died the other week but it’s okay because I didn’t like it much.
That being said, the 19 year old animal had been..
The Condon Report is one of those official documents that makes ufologists really angry. It is a publicly-available Air Force investig..
Only rarely does the numinous, the extradimensional, appear in such a fashion that an operational framework can be built out of it. At..
Today is St David’s Day, the patron of Wales.