Probably all my favourite bookshops on earth are very poorly managed. The best booksellers are aware that the best books; by definition;..
Anybody else remember the heady days of dial-up IRC? It was an absolute lifeline for teenage Gordon to realise there were other weirdos..
It would actually pull the full feed from a site you followed.
This was extremely useful..
A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
There have been some long..
Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why?
For much of..
Eschewing explanations based in particular worldviews, in favour of an emphasis on personal..
He experienced and then wrote about one of the more famous abduction/encounters that became the..
Famously, the Queen does not carry money.
Just like the deliberate engineering of our financial illiteracy through primary school and..
The latest Disinfo podcast was’t going to be up to their usually extremely high standard.
It was yet another personal ayahuasca story,..
And in Australia the nineties lasted until..
We all have movies that we defend as being good or underrated even though we know we probably shouldn’t.
One of these for me is Alien..
A frequent accusation levelled at conspiracy theories is that they serve as replacement narratives for ostensibly post-religious people..
It wouldn’t be the end of the year in media without a twitterstream clogged with trends, predictions and ‘Top 7′ lists.
You have a slightly better than 50% chance of surviving a plane crash based on 2010 figures. But that’s only if you know what to do.
Do you ever wonder what the historical precedent is for the magical internets?
Try and cast your mind back to a time where sincere..
The north-south axis (31 degrees east of Greenwich) is the..
Among the first ‘rewards’ to come from popping the universe’s hood and having a..
If you maintain a chaos magic blog, belief as a topic returns with the tiresome regularity of cold sores.
As previously discussed, it’s..
It’s wonderful when you can build relationships with places that aren’t your home.
Since leaving Bristol, we try to get back to it..
A few things have come down the wires of late that speak to some of my pet rants.
So here are a few weekend links to consume with your..
This post was originally going to be about markets.
You see, I followed back from Ryan’s fantastic post about clients (I’m in a client..
It’s probably not babysitting if they’re eighteen.
In all honesty, it’s probably grooming. Especially as they’re old enough to drink (in..
Do you wonder if anybody cried for the blacksmith?
Not the first blacksmith, the last blacksmith… Because the last blacksmith is not..
Here’s the biggest thing about advertising that I can relay with some considerable confidence… it works. Even on you. Even when you are..
A really fun, enjoyable movie. You should see it.
When I was at film school we studied the first ever serialisation of the Ramayana on..
The magical community -and newly minted witches in particular- can be a dreary bunch when it comes to fantasy films or..
Last night was spent catching up with a journalist friend who is rather involved in the whole UKUncut movement.
We were joking about how..
Do you believe in magic? Please.
If I ask you at the right time of day or in a room set to the right temperature you won’t even believe..
Is it a meme if only four people contribute? Probably not. Doesn’t matter. So far I like Rose’s response best.
(Technically there are..
At the risk of becoming the Jamie Oliver of food magic -especially when I’m obviously aiming to be the Nigella of everything- there is..
Tonight’s meal needs to be important.
It’s been an insane couple of weeks. There have been earthquakes and missing relatives, visiting..