Today is the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, a Catholic festival marking the day -decided two millennia after events that never..
Wheat was one of the worst performing commodities over the first half of 2014.
This is hugely surprising as much of North America is in..
Sparked by a recent discussion with Jake about the Necronomicon-ish nature of the rise of St Cyprian this year among the..
None of you need to be told the significance of St John’s Day or St John’s Eve. The Masonic/Templar connections, the curious status of..
Chris Knowles and I have been having some sustained discussions regarding the aforementioned UFO Tarot.
It has probably the worst case of..
From The Gospel of Mary:
Peter said to him, “Since you have explained everything to use, tell us also, what is the sin of the world?”
“But it is one thing to read about dragons and another to meet them.”
- Ursula K LeGuin
The hill with the dragons in it terrified me as..
Two of the best books I have read in the last twelve months have been about the Devil.
Most recently, it was Peter Levenda’s The..
All I ask is that my results should..
We have inherited an historic tendency to stack aspects of western esotericism in some kind of cosmic food pyramid.
More often than not,..
It’s probably cheating to say the tarot would be one of my desert island books.
But, if you choose a deck with an inbuilt mythology of..
Having an airport is just the start of it.
Paul Laffoley shifts in his seat.
The Palace at Westminster and the London Eye are visible behind him.
“My primary concern is how you..
It is a silly thing.
Invented as an idle doodle, drawn at a kitchen table. Used to explain an obscure element of the fictional world of a..
In my baby wizard days, I was particularly enamored of Crowley’s presentation of The Trance Of Sorrow.
To experience ‘sorrow’ is an error..
There are atypical phenomena which we have a fondness for describing as “being..
When I say that the Welsh, in contrast to the Scots, seem..
Like so many eastern concepts that have migrated to the west, the notion of twilight language has undergone some small semantic..
Indeed, many of the Renaissance magicians..
The most recent trip to Hamburg at the beginning of the month coincided with some serious gales across Europe.
I was flying Lufthansa..
It takes one hour and forty seven minutes to walk from my new office to my house.
I know this because I have made the journey a number of..
Did it work? Yes or no.
We didn’t have a fireplace because Australia needs no extra assistance periodically bursting..
Today began at dawn so that I could bowl through my work and perhaps knock off early to get..
The first thing they do after getting hit by a van is check their..
You probably think that’s a typo in the post heading.
The word debunk strikes me as unscientific and actually quite violent.
It was an ambitious schedule, these past six or so weeks, but it still shouldn’t feel as awful as it does.
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
The night Neil Armstrong died we were..
It’s just gone four years since the first of several redundancies in my personal experience of this most recent apocalypse. Quite the..
There is a whole extra leap of belief required when considering enchantment from an energetic perspective.
Firstly there is the notion..
Australia certainly has this going for it: when its capital city is burning to the ground the smell is oddly pleasant. At least according..