opening the doors of perception

Aldous Huxley is more remembered these days for his book, Brave New World,(1932) which arguably closely predicted our lives in 2021. But in the sixties, he was seen as a pioneer in hallucinogenic research. He took mescaline and wrote about his experiences in the book, The Doors of Perception: Heaven and Hell.

An immovable object meets…another

This year there is an ongoing Saturn Uranus square, in the fixed signs of Aquarius and Taurus respectively. This offers an opportunity to revolutionise our relationship with nature, through kindly technology and collective action. George Eliot shows us how this radical square expressed itself in her life.

The Beast: the other side of the Greene Man

Crowley, the other side of the Greene Man, the bad boy of modern occultism, fearlessly and perhaps recklessly explored Magick, sex, drugs and power, but his softer side is shown in his beautiful Tarot cards.

If you go down to the woods today…

Beltane is the Spring festival when summer traditionally begins. It represents the comming together of the masculine and feminine principles to create new life. Suddenly, after the long haul of winter, Spring bursts out in glorious green. Herbs also represent the masculine and the feminine energies of nature. These two represent the fiery, stimulating, masculineContinue reading “If you go down to the woods today…”