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Nick Farrrell's blog · 1W ago

21ST CENTURY MAGIC – a lecture given at the XVIII Foro ACCE in Nerja

The following is the speech I wrote for the XVIII Foro ACCE in Nerja Spain in 2017. In fact I tinkered with the talk considerably “on the fly” to adjust for the audience. I went over time an...
Nick Farrrell's blog · 1M ago

Venus Cloacina — the purification goddess… and poo

Venus Cloacina was the Roman goddess of sewers and she is a darn useful Goddess to have a contact with. She originally came from Etruscan mythology and is a truly ancient force was a spirit ...
Nick Farrrell's blog · 1M ago

The Whare Ra warrior legend – Andrew Hamilton Russell

One of the most interesting Whare Ra members was Andrew Hamilton Russell (23 February 1868 – 29 November 1960) who is one of New Zealand’s great military heroes. Having served with the Briti...
Nick Farrrell's blog · 2M ago

Why whitewashing Crowley is a bad idea

Crowlyite followers are celebrating some anniversary of Aleister Crowley at the moment and there seems to be an effort to whitewash some of the Great Beast’s darker aspects. It is well known...
Nick Farrrell's blog · 2M ago

Sorry, you can’t be alt-right and a member of the Golden Dawn

A debate has started on Facebook about me banning a couple of people from a GD discussion group for disseminating alt-right ideas. Some people think that the issue is political and you shoul...
Nick Farrrell's blog · 2M ago

The Whare Ra Etheric Link ritual

Whare Ra differed from the other Golden Dawn groups because of a little ritual called the Etheric Link. The ritual was given out after the 7=4 and was supposed to provide a direct connection...
Nick Farrrell's blog · 3M ago

Time for a democratic heaven

I was reading a paper by Alessandro Roccati, of the University of Turin in which he suggested that demons were a reflection of the lower classes in society. He noted that while demons tend t...
Nick Farrrell's blog · 3M ago

Alt-Right needs to learn from history before lecturing others

While I am relieved that the Alt-Right is taking a sudden interest in history whenever they open their mouths they are repeating some howlers and clearly history is new to them. Here are sev...
Nick Farrrell's blog · 3M ago

The paperback Hermetic Tablet has been released

The PAPERBACK version of the Hermetic Tablet is now available here The Hermetic Tablet is an annual Journal of Western Ritual Magic where people, from all traditions, share their experiences...
Nick Farrrell's blog · 6M ago

A magical order is about gaining independence

How long should you be in an esoteric order before you are capable of actually doing something useful? In a recent debate about the merits of one group I was surprised how many people were p...