Why? well they have to live somewhere. A city living in its own afterlife. Why not?
The streets of L..
However, like large, slow-moving planets in a natal chart, some ye..
It can b..
It is the first one back in my hometown in seven years, arriving by way of t..
Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why?
The religious, mystical dimension to this study leads in many directions.
Suffice it to say that swirling about the ..
This is all a bit late.
In a rare example of forward planning, I ha..
Why the goat?
Why not the scapesquid? Why not the Sparrow of The Sabbat?
It may have something to do with the goat’s inherent li..
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?”..
Perhaps this is what happened to the elves when mankind discovered magic? They moved deeper into the Otherworld.
JJ Abrams ruining ..
Eschewing explanations based in particular worldviews, in favour of an emphasis on personal..
“But it is one thing to read about dragons and another to meet them.”
- Ursula K LeGuin
The hill with the dragons in it terrifie..
First, a couple of childhood anecdotes.
When I was very young, my maternal grandparents lived just up the street from us. They were..
Two of the best books I have read in the last twelve months have been about the Devil.
Most recently, it was Peter Levend..
Can digital publishing be talismanic?
We are sitting at the pub table where Tolkien and the rest of the Inklings used to sit, drink..
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..
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..
The information panel beside the gate annoys me.
Apparently, this large and enigmatic ritual complex “may have been solar in nature..
Too many things were cooked not to eke this out into a second post. Call it leftovers.
The Romans did not think of vegetables as a si..
Because he is sometimes not an idiot, my little brother has rented an apartment in the Trastevere in Rome.
This was my suggestion a..
The portrait of Thomas McIntyre looks down on the revellers dancing in the inner hall.
An engraving on the frame says the painting is a..
Or possibly putting the ‘summer’ in Summerisle?
I don’t know. Scottish weather is notoriously changeable.
Anyway, I’m heading of..
From the breakfast table of the hotel, I look across Charlotte Street to the Fitzroy Tavern, where Crowley and a congerie of other hig..
Whilst there may have been stories of a mysterious priest king in the Far Ea..
There will be a review coming, but in order to save time, just go out and buy Peter Levenda’s The Dark Lord.
It’s a confident reali..
He experienced and then wrote about one of the more famous abduction/encounters that became th..
Having an airport is just the start of it.
When Maggie frik..
It’s the most southerly part of ..