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I fell in love with a new band…

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

An occult marching band? How great is that… Itch-O appear to be an entirely remarkable thing. Too bad they're based in the States – there must be 30 odd of them, so I can't imagine they travel easily… But I so want to see them live. Here's hoping nefarious occult forces bring them to the UK […]

Where to start with magick – Part 3 Making the Ascent

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Of course, this isn't really where to start in magick, this is much more about where to end up. But let's continue the theme. You've taken up magick, you've messed around and figured out that reality is a lot more complex than you thought it was. You've found what interests you, developed some skills, and […]

Where to start with magick – Part 2 Getting things sorted

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

In my last post I mentioned what I think of as the three phases of the magickal career. I think you should really start with messing around – don't have a particular goal, just experiment and see what happens. There's no time limit on this – the point is to build up experience, see what […]

The Queen is dead

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

A very old and close friend of mine died a week ago. She'd been ill for a long time, but this still came out of nowhere. This is one of the biggest shocks I've had to deal with. Those of you reading this who have been fortunate enough to have had long term spiritual companions and magickal […]

Getting to know your Holy Guardian Angel – The Bornless Rite/Liber Samekh

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Earlier I wrote that whilst attaining the knowledge and conversation of my Holy Guardian Angel is certainly interesting to me, the 'classic' approach of the Abramelin working isn't really for me.  Fortunately I discovered the Bornless Rite. I first came across the Bornless Ritual in a book on the Goetia written by Lon Milo Duquette.  […]