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Magic, the British Museum, Harry Potter and Dean Radin

I visited the British Museum yesterday. They has an exhibition of the history of magic (with a Harry Potter theme – but keep reading…). A fascinating collection of books, mostly medieval, about alchemy, potions, herbology, divination – indeed the whole … Continue reading

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2018 – more dodgy predictions

Well it would be rude not to! Last year’s attempt was OK and I wonder if I can improve on it. Who knows, we’ll find out in 12 months. So here goes, five predictions based on intuition, a bit of … Continue reading

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Divination and prophesy

Ok, so I looked back at my post at the end of 2016 where I attempted to predict how 2017 would go… A mixed success! Let’s look at what I said and how close I was: I didn’t think the Queen … Continue reading

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Transcendence?

Reading the latest post by JMG, he has hit the nail on the head again by outlining one of my frustrations with things in the alternative scene of late. He describes how is has become “…all about soothing your nerves, … Continue reading

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Forget ‘the environment’: Monbiot’s call for magic

George Monbiot challenges us in his article that we need new words to convey life’s wonders: “If we called protected areas “places of natural wonder”, we would not only speak to people’s love of nature, but also establish an aspiration … Continue reading

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Lughnassadh – reaping what we sow

Lughnassadh or Lammas. The time of first harvest, reaping what we sow. The cutting down of John Barleycorn to make bread. Loaf mass becomes Lammas. A time to store grain for next year too, making sure the cycle can continue. … Continue reading

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Speaking out

Should Druids speak out on current affairs more often? I regularly listen to Though for the Day where Christians give 3 minutes of theology relating to a topical subject yet commentary from OBOD, BDO and TDN is quite rare despite … Continue reading

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