Tag Archives: Dreams

Ghost Finder – Half a Century of Hauntings

A few weeks ago, a chance conversation with a friend of mine somehow reminded me of a fearful, otherworldly encounter that I experienced when I was about eight years old, around half a century ago in an unremarkable house in … Continue reading

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A Pilgrimage for Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A few days ago, I drove to the small town of Ottery St Mary, just five miles or so from my secluded home in a quiet, rural part of Devon. I parked close to the outskirts, then made my leisurely … Continue reading

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Pagan Dawn and Alan Moore

It may well be because I’m looking in the wrong places, but I’m frequently disappointed by the quality of much that I see online concerning paganism, magic, art, poetry and the like, mainly because the ideas expressed are either vague … Continue reading

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A Dream of the Number Six

As I’ve often had cause to mention here and elsewhere, I’ve been blessed with vivid dreams and nightmares ever since I was a child. I’ve recorded the details of many of these nocturnal visitors in my diaries, perhaps most notably … Continue reading

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The Future of Books and the Books of the Future

Ever since I first started writing online, well over a decade ago, I’ve often felt compelled to mention that I sit here in my study surrounded by hundreds of books that I’ve collected over the years. I’m far from being … Continue reading

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Dream Consultancy

For as long as I can remember, back to my early childhood, my sleep has been accompanied by vivid, memorable imagery of different kinds, while I’ve sometimes heard music and conversations, as well as occasions when it’s seemed to me … Continue reading

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The Devil Rides Out

At some point in the early to mid-1970s, I had what I regard as the great good fortune to read Dennis Wheatley’s superb black magic novel The Devil Rides Out and it was a “watcher of the skies” moment for … Continue reading

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