Tag Archives: Witchcraft

Opus of the Parametamagus: an Antero Alli Wonderwork

I took a lot of notes during my first viewing of Antero Alli‘s “To Dream of Falling Upwards.” They mentioned the dreamlike opening, in which a woman walks a labyrinth, sits in the middle, is visited by a hummingbird, then … Continue reading

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Review of The Theban Oracle

My review of The Theban Oracle is up on SpiralNature! I tracked down the first printed mention of the Theban alphabet for your viewing pleasure. This is p. 597 of the 1613 Zetzner edition of Polygraphia by Trithemius and von … Continue reading

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Notice of Paganism 101

Review copyright 2014() Freeman Presson, all rights reserved I see that Paganism 101: An Introduction to Paganism by 101 Pagans just went up on Amazon. Apparently, this book is going to do rather well. There are sections for a variety … Continue reading

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Review of The Witches’ Almanac #33 is up…

…on Spiral Nature! Yes, I have joined Psyche’s review team. I will still be doing reviews and other posts here, but I’m thrilled with the new venue as well.

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Astrobabble, bad and good

copyright 2013() Freeman Presson, all rights reserved My favorite piece of egregious astrobabble, of course, is from Hair: When the moon is in the Seventh House, And Jupiter aligns with Mars; Then peace will guide the planets, And love will … Continue reading

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Review of City Magick

I felt the need for this book in 1999, when I started practicing magic while living in a middle – sized city. I was certainly one of those who could tune in much better when I was around trees and … Continue reading

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Review of The Witches’ Almanac #32 (Spring 2013 – Spring 2014)

Review Copyright 2012 Freeman Presson, all rights reserved Firstly, I would like to thank Andrew Theitic and the rest of the Almanac staff for allowing me such extensive input into the content of the upcoming year’s The Witches’ Almanac. They … Continue reading

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