Category Archives: Magick

Are IT professionals guilty of magical thinking?

In my coming travelogue (too long in the pipeline) I discuss two ways of looking at and dealing with the world, that I describe as rational and irrational approaches. The irrational approach is often described as magical thinking. Wikipedia defines

Are IT professionals guilty of magical thinking?

In my coming travelogue (too long in the pipeline) I discuss two ways of looking at and dealing with the world, that I describe as rational and irrational approaches. The irrational approach is often described as magical thinking. Wikipedia defines

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Back in 2004 I remember seeing Susanna Clarke on TV promoting her book Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, a book about two magicians in England at the time of the Napoleonic Wars. I recall that the book was inevitably labelled

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Back in 2004 I remember seeing Susanna Clarke on TV promoting her book Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, a book about two magicians in England at the time of the Napoleonic Wars. I recall that the book was inevitably labelled

Every man and every woman…

Aleister Crowley, the infamous Victorian occultist and all round bad boy, once beloved of the Beatles, believed that everybody had potential to develop to their ultimate fulfillment. Later, in the Sixties as The Beatles were putting Uncle Aleister on the

Every man and every woman…

Aleister Crowley, the infamous Victorian occultist and all round bad boy, once beloved of the Beatles, believed that everybody had potential to develop to their ultimate fulfillment. Later, in the Sixties as The Beatles were putting Uncle Aleister on the

Reality, atomic science and the Pope

This is something I wrote when I was recently asked to contribute to the Huffington Post Weird News, but apparently it was too weird for them; then again it’s not really news. It’s just a bit of nonsense really. According

Reality, atomic science and the Pope

This is something I wrote when I was recently asked to contribute to the Huffington Post Weird News, but apparently it was too weird for them; then again it’s not really news. It’s just a bit of nonsense really. According

Viral video for the Hidden Masters novel

About two or three years ago I decided I wanted to create a viral video to promote The Hidden Masters and the Unspeakable Evil. The original plan was to take a scene from the story and make a short film.

Viral video for the Hidden Masters novel

About two or three years ago I decided I wanted to create a viral video to promote The Hidden Masters and the Unspeakable Evil. The original plan was to take a scene from the story and make a short film.

The state of ceremonial magic in the twentyfirst century

A few years ago I went to a magical conference having heard about this fantastic event populated by proper magicians in a spectacular location. I say proper magicians because I’m drawing the difference between magicians and the sort of people

The state of ceremonial magic in the twentyfirst century

A few years ago I went to a magical conference having heard about this fantastic event populated by proper magicians in a spectacular location. I say proper magicians because I’m drawing the difference between magicians and the sort of people

Viral video stills for the Hidden Masters and the Unspeakable Evil

Here’s the album with the frames for the video And here’s the final video

Viral video stills for the Hidden Masters and the Unspeakable Evil

Here’s the album with the frames for the video And here’s the final video