Tag Archives: The Magic of the Mind

The Heresy of Stonehenge and the Mesolithic

A few days ago, I came across an observation in a lengthy essay in The Guardian that was so good and so insightful that I still find it hard to believe it had not been made long ago, or that … Continue reading

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ICOMOS-UK

Earlier today, I was delighted to receive a handsome membership card confirming that I am now a member of the UK branch of ICOMOS, so I look forward to gradually finding my place within this organisation and working to help … Continue reading

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Stonehenge and the Secret of the Dance

If there’s one thing the world isn’t short of, it’s thrilling insights, theories and revelations concerning the secrets of Stonehenge, so I’m reluctant to add to this ongoing sum total. As such, I’ll confine myself to a brief observation that … 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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Trapezoids in ancient Babylon and at Stonehenge

I was fascinated to learn that, according to Professor Mathieu Ossendrijver from the Humboldt University of Berlin, ancient Babylonian astronomers were using sophisticated geometric techniques to track the path of the planet Jupiter across the sky, 1,400 years before this … Continue reading

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Blake’s Jerusalem and the Purported Myth of Jesus in Britain

“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.” Marcus Aurelius. I had long ago come to believe that it was impossible for me to be surprised any more by how … Continue reading

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For Aynslie – Hail to the Stonehenge Gods 2015

I don’t write about Stonehenge in public to the degree that I once did, but the ruins on Salisbury Plain remain a constant source of wonderment for me and as such, they’re never far from my thoughts. There has been … Continue reading

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