The clustering of towns and hamlets around the hill is quite striking. One is rarely visible from the next, tucked away in quiet valleys t..
It might be the confusing accretion of jet lag from way too many time zones but I was beginning to feel like the grinch of Halloween. Aski..
We have inherited an historic tendency to stack aspects of western esotericism in some kind of cosmic food pyramid.
More often than..
Strange week ending with a strange weekend.
So much so that I’m tempted to replace my existing astrological forecasting regime with..
A train leaves Nazi-occupied Paris for the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) in Basel. On board is a member of the..
The old people say that after the Allies bombed the Japanese fleet in Chuuk lagoon, so great was the volume of wreckage floating in th..
Despite a desperate PR campaign spanning decades, this ..
I met a terrorist once.
It was a rather incongruously beautiful location. The 5am sunrise sparkling off an idyllic bay just south o..
Gasps from an eager crowd as a single live crow flies from the rafters to centre stage.
Opening night of Dr Dee:..
We were all washing up after the Christmas Eve meal. (Have the ham on Christmas Eve, cook the turkey on Christmas Day and serve it wit..
Among the first ‘rewards’ to come from popping the universe’s hood and having a..
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..
A traveller was asked by an old Highland gardener wher..
Seeing as the previous post was about exorcism, this one will swing in the complete opposite direction and talk about summoning.
The benefit of being ManFlu’s latest victim?
I get to watch hours of BBC iPlayer on my laptop in bed.
Here’s a fun fact I lear..
So it pays to get them right. Unfortunately, summoning isn’t l..