AND I’LL LEAD YOU ALL IN THE DANCE, SAID (S)HE!

This blog tells a patchy and imperfect story of my magical maraudings, for which I apologise. I’m time-poor and it’s simply too much fun, and too enlightening, writing mad emails to magicians on the internet to report back on progress in real-time. But, for the record, I increasingly find far more meaning and worth in … Continue reading AND I’LL LEAD YOU ALL IN THE DANCE, SAID (S)HE!

MAGIC IS EXPENSIVE. THE SOLUTION? STEAL IT!

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls – I present to you: my first magical crime! I have stolen a copy of ‘Absolute Magic’ by Derren Brown. (#sorrynotsorry) I resolved to steal this book some time ago, I confess. I’ve developed a penchant for magic books of (relative) expense, but allowed myself to buy very few … Continue reading MAGIC IS EXPENSIVE. THE SOLUTION? STEAL IT!

Y’ALL HATERS CORNY WITH THAT ILLUMINATI MESS

Comrades: I find myself in the midst of an Illuminati plot. Or possibly just perpetrating a postal crime. Unclear.* My current Theory of Everything is I’m a recurring character in a Robert Anton Wilson novel that he’s writing while on a particularly strong acid trip. Timothy Leary is in the kitchen making pancakes, and you … Continue reading Y’ALL HATERS CORNY WITH THAT ILLUMINATI MESS

THE HYPNOTIC WORLD OF UNCLE PAUL

I’m attending an NLP Life Training course – the Secrets of Hypnosis with Dr Richard Bandler and Paul McKenna – tomorrow. When I first read about Dr Bandler and, in particular, the stories of him curing Charlie the Schizophrenic and crucifying Jesus-es, I thought: ‘Now there’s a creative genius and dangerous maniac I’d like to … Continue reading THE HYPNOTIC WORLD OF UNCLE PAUL