How much would it surprise you to learn that Gordon Ramsay is a herald of the end of empire?
This is according to a famous British..
In lieu of pointing out some of the more obvious financial and political origins of terrorism’s ‘New Coke’, let us have a history lesson..
Thunder rolls across central London like a pyroclastic flow, sending everyone scurrying from the sudden dark and even more sudden..
It can be..
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..
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..
My bus sneaks up behind him as it comes along the top of..
The destruction of the Cathars, Rothschild hoodwinking the entire London..
“The nazi inquisitor didn’t pan out. Let’s get someone more vicious.”
In this case,..
There was much consternation when Carcassonne was struck off the official register of fortresses in France.
Napoleon had inherited it as..
London may be a city of the dead but York’s dead feel somehow..
Those cheeky ancient Greeks, eh?
First with the sexy, sexy child sex and then with creating the western world’s defining story..
From a risk management perspective, the first thing you do..
Consider the following opinion of Dr Ellie Sattler, the palaeobotanist from a book I read at least thirty times during my teens, Jurassic..
It always seemed a bit too camp and not in the good way. (Not like this..
You spend five years living in the city with the highest rate of individual boat ownership in the world without so much as a Sunday..
Developed countries are getting older just as we seem to be running out of money for wheelchairs..
“You know Prince Harry’s here? I just shook hands with him at the bar.”
My friend hands me my drink.
But of course Prince Harry’s here.
31 years and one evening ago I decided it was about time to start breathing air.
So over the course of the Eve of St John the Baptist my..
The sound of champagne corks popping in the narrow street interrupts our conversation.
We are in Bordeaux and according to the smartphone..
A frequent accusation levelled at conspiracy theories is that they serve as replacement narratives for ostensibly post-religious people..
In Europe, any self-respecting teacher, at least the dozen or so I have met,..
Whatever word you use for whatever it is you think we do… we’ve been called a lot of things before.
Poisoner, abortionist, false-speaker,..
If you are in a similar situation..
Even accounting for wars and famine and such our understanding of wealth has been reasonably stable since the development of..
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.
Use the extraordinary to secure victory.
The flavors are only five in number, but ..
If you maintain a chaos magic blog, belief as a topic returns with the tiresome regularity of cold sores.
As previously discussed, it’s..
There is a certain amount of cognitive dissonance that comes from an exclusively psychological vision of how magic works.
It’s not that..
But it appears we have always lived in interesting times and that we have traditionally..
The New Orleans Voodo Tarot deck’s depiction of the Wheel of Fortune card is probably my favourite:
A transdimensional market modelled on..
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..