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‘FROM ZEP TEPI TO ZOS KIA CULTUS’

‡ New from WhollyBooks : ‘FROM ZEP TEPI TO ZOS KIA CULTUS’ by EMMA DOEVE Being a Collection of the Following Essays : * An Introduction to Austin Osman Spare (1886-1956) * Austin Osman Spare & The Great Witch * Austin … Continue reading

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Mystery at Eleusis

Ψ Prologue : The Myth Persephone, daughter of Demeter, was playing and picking flowers one day in the fields with the daughters of Oceanus. Unknown to her, but sanctioned by Zeus, Hades, god of the Underworld, was setting a trap for … Continue reading

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A DAY OF CELEBRATION OF KENNETH GRANT

⊥ A Day of Talks in Celebration of the Life & Work of KENNETH GRANT (23rd May 1923 – 15th January 2011) “KENNETH GRANT (1924-2011) stands out as one of the most original and prolific esoteric authors of the second … Continue reading

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VICTOR NEUBURG

⊗ Victor Benjamin Neuburg  (6th May 1883 – 31st May 1940) ⊗ Victor Neuburg was friends with Austin Spare for over thirty years and the plan at one point was that Spare would create illustrations to a selection of Neuburg’s … Continue reading

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THE CAUTIONARY TALE OF ALTHEA GYLES

♥ “A strange red-haired girl . . .” Above: The only known photo of Althea Gyles, portrait of Aleister Crowley, and a caricature of W. B. Yeats More than prepared to turn her back on her wealthy Irish family and … Continue reading

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WORMWOOD STAR : MARJORIE CAMERON

⊗ Marjorie Elizabeth Cameron Parsons Kimmel (23rd April, 1922 – 24th June, 1995) better known simply as ‘Cameron’ ‘We are Stars and herald alien laws outside the Solar Wheel invading natural systems of the Earth.’ ‘Mockery is the punishment of … Continue reading

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“I met a dreamer from the land of Albion . . .”

♠ I met a dreamer from the land of Albion and this was what he told me: “I saw a shaven-headed, robed priest standing over a shallow, wide bowl of some lustrous beaten metal, spread low in front of him, … Continue reading

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MAYA DEREN (29th April, 1917 – 13th October, 1961)

♥ “I make my pictures for what Hollywood spends on lipstick.” – Maya Deren (29th April, 1917 – 13th October, 1961) ♥ “I am not greedy. I do not seek to possess the major portion of your days. I am content … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale of Conjuration . . .

♦  A cautionary tale about the need to banish and put down spirits and demons after conjuring them . . . ♦ Benvenuto Cellini, creator of ‘Perseus with the Head of the Medusa’ (see below), writes in his autobiography of … Continue reading

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Arthur Machen, 150th Anniversary

‡ Happy Birthday Arthur Machen (3 March 1863 – 15 December 1947) “Far Off Things is the first volume of his lyrical, impressionistic memoir and it describes his childhood and youth in the Monmouthshire countryside, and his early years as a … Continue reading

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