Monthly Archives: April 2011

Review of The Herbal Alchemist’s Handbook

First impressions: a nicely made, handbook-sized, 240-page book with some stunning big-name blurbs on the back, and the dreaded word “Alchemy” in the title. The subtitle states the purpose of the book: A Grimoire of Philtres, Elixirs, Oils, Incense, and … Continue reading


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Review of Runecaster’s Handbook by Edred Thorsson

Runecaster’s Handbook: The Well of Wyrd, by Edred Thorsson (This is a re-issue of the 1988 At the Well of Wyrd with different cover art.) Review copyright 2011 by Freeman Presson “[K]ey is the balanced openness to the mythic spirit … Continue reading

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