“Institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution.”
Let us look at precisely what is ‘expanding’, shal..
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?”..
We have inherited an historic tendency to stack aspects of western esotericism in some kind of cosmic food pyramid.
More often than..
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..
Famously, the Queen does not carry money.
Just like the deliberate engineering of our financial illiteracy through primary school a..
It was not so long ago that doctors prescribed cigarettes.
Tomorrow, January 25, is the Feast of Saint Dwynwen, the Welsh saint of lovers.
It also happens to be an evening of some significan..
It was an ambitious schedule, these past six or so weeks, but it still shouldn’t feel as awful as it does.
There was no point trying to preten..
Did you know that garlic can cure food poisoning?
In fact, it is more than 100 times more effective than antibiotics commo..
He picks up his gin and sips slowly on it. We are having ..
If you are in a similar situatio..
Just having a look at Twitter, it seems we all haven’t clearly eaten enough over the last two weeks.
So here are some food-based fo..
That’s Halloween done for another year.
And this weekend in the UK we have Guy Fawkes Night to look forward. After that… well… ..
Because I clearly have the mental age of a small child, for me it is terribly exciting to discover that people you know are on vacatio..
This is part of the Royal Wedding Series which means I’m still in Scotland as you read this.
What you probably didn’t know (or care..
Told you I was feeling contrary.
But the first two articles strike me as an excellent example of why magical target selection takes..
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, visit..
Oh look. A nautical themed post. Don’t all gasp at once.
When I was very young a cruise ship I was on sailed through a cyclone. At..
It’s feels like I have crawled over the Friday night finish line like the world’s worst marathon runner (which I probably am). Ever si..
Maybe it ..
French is, without question, the most difficult Europe..
Zoe would probably be very good at shoaling. She seems to have worked out what a ludicrous scam gym memberships really are.
It could be the cold, it could be the tube, it could be the new diet, it could be the recent ..
Nothing like travel to make you think of home.
Especially when you’re sitting in the Piazza della Signoria, drinking a beer as earl..
This one goes out to my PAW.
The site is the archetypal Holy Ground for the West. Mount Zion. Where Solomon built his temple. Where..
Some/most of my favourite historical personalities accomplished the things that make them my favourite..
We have a new flatmate moving in and she will need help, borough orientation and then some undivid..
The founder of the company is apparently Buddhist, he d..
Historically it ha..
This year I have resolved to explore more than the ‘vanilla range’ of Pagan festivals. As I mentioned earlier, I am also interested in fin..