Prince Oleg and his Fateful Steed

Straight up, this is one of my favorite medieval legends and stories. It’s got so much fun mythological and folklore details to it. And, it also talks about magic and death. Basically, all elements that made child me very happy when I stumbled across a website that talked about this. Not that death is pleasant, […]

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When Readings Make No Sense

I did a reading for today, just kind of a daily recap reading. So, the first card was supposed to be “daily vibe” basically — to look back on what the day’s energy was like. Literally zero clue what the fuck that first card (on the left), is supposed to have to do with it. […]

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Arabic Influences on European Magic | Neptune’s Dolphins

This is a really good piece on a part of study of magic that I’ve always felt is sorely under-known and not understood. Alchemy has always been a fascination of mine, because it always stood out to me as the “most magical” of magics, to be a bit trite. Still, it’s fascinating just how many […]

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Scivias – An Interest

I learned about Hildegard von Bingen during my German studies in college and was absolutely fascinated by her work and just who she was. I’ve always wanted to dive more into her words, and now I’m starting with the first.

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Rus Women influenced names in Medieval Europe

So, this is one of those things that I’ve always been super fascinated by, and yet never really got to delve too much into. Kind of one of those “huh, odd but really cool” things that pings in the back of your head without actually registering for what it is.

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D&D Tarot – First Thoughts

Initial thoughts and impressions on the intersection of geeky-interest and collecting tarot decks. It’s a rough merging, at least when it comes to me and my beginner tarot-reading self.

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