Hymn to Pan is one of the most famous creations by the English Occultist & Ritual magician Aleister Crowley. He wrote this in 1913 (published in 1919). I had first seen this poem performed by the late Wiccan Elder Zachary Cox, at a Pagan Picnic in Queen' Woods, High Gate, North London.. (2006?). I have … Continue reading Hymn to Pan – a video performance
A Serving Life: Wisdom of a Wiccan High Priest Back in 2001, when I was an Elected Equal Opps officer in the Home Office Union, we had a period of internal committee wrangles.. lots of frosty faces, and many internal e-mails flying about. Accusations, counter-accusations. Justifications. Rights and wrongs. And on one side the President, … Continue reading A Serving Life: Wisdom of a Wiccan High Priest
I found the following to be incredibly sacred.. it has spirituality & psychology all woven in. Transpersonal psychology indicates that we all have a desire to return to the womb.. and this often has numerous connections of how we can interpret our quest for the union with the divine, the original safety, Utopia, the birthing … Continue reading Sex: Entering a Wom(b)an
Fall Jack of London, and the (re)birth of Mani! (an amusing account of Pagan Pride Parade London 2019) At first look, it brought everyone a laugh, and at 2nd look it made me feel a bit disappointed - that after all that dancing on Church steps, Jack of London was fine...but some dancing with ladies … Continue reading Fall of Jack of London, and the (re)birth of Mani! (an amusing account of PPPL2019)
Deer rutting (mating) season is upon us between September - October, and we return with our woodland walk in Richmond Park, for Stag-Watch, making magical wands & doing a discrete consecration ceremony! **for safety reasons, please read this event info section FULLY** This is a non-intrusive free-flow exploratory walk.. of 2-3 hours, spotting deer. We'll … Continue reading Stag-Watch 2018 & Wand Making in Richmond Park (London)
Back in August 2015, I began `sleeping in the garden' for a few days - that extended to few weeks..It was okay because it was summer time.. But then a quest began.. I decided to stay a bit longer and enjoy being connected to nature, mark the cycles, be invaded by foxes, feel storms and … Continue reading Sleeping in Light – 9 months of camping in garden
Dear all.. it may surprise some of you to know (unless you are my facebook friends) that I have been sleeping in the garden in a tent...for 5 months now.. rain or shine.. storms or summer breezes. It started on 7th August 2015..and today marks 5 months. (even when i have been … Continue reading Marking Time – 5 months of camping out!
Dear all, it's been a month since I started to `camp out' and sleep in the garden.. (yes, through rain, shine and the cold nights now!) It's a quest started to declutter my spirit, reconnect with Earth, protect the garden from interfering Neighbours (long story), and to look for the light within.. It's not a … Continue reading Consorting with Gaia, playing with Light!
Hi all, it gives me great thrills ..as a Wiccan, and as a personal friend of Stephen Cole, to announce this. -Mani The One Man Theatre Company presents HIGH MAGIC'S AID This is an evening of storytelling & music performance by Stephen Cole, Actor/Director. he has based this performance on the novel by Gerald B. … Continue reading High Magic’s Aid – A Performance in Glastonbury (12th March’15)
Have you heard the Hern-call? Here it is - Stag Lord (Deer) rutting.. gruntin, scratching the ground, squirting his semen to mark his territory ..herding the female deers together (he can never have enough of them in his harem!)..and occasionally locking horns (antlers) with intruders (other Stags) and chasing them out (that's in my … Continue reading Rutting Stag Video (Richmond Park, London) by Mani