2022: Speaking Cultish

“…language doesn’t work to manipulate people into believing things they don’t want to believe; instead, it gives them license to believe ideas they’re already open to. Language—both literal and figurative, well-intentioned and ill-intentioned, politically correct and politically incorrect—reshapes a person’s reality only if they are in an ideological place where that reshaping is welcome.”

― Amanda Montell, Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism

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2020: Death of an Emperor

I mean, I am not saying that an Emperor will die, but the tension will be felt in the palaces of power; the cracks will start to show…. its going to take strong and knowledgeable leaders to steer a safe course, and I can envisage a growing tension between “holding on to tradition” and “allowing change”.

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2018: A Year of LUST

Lust is a poor, weak, whimpering, whispering thing compared with that richness and energy of desire which will arise when lust has been killed. C.S. Lewis Many of you will be familiar with the concept of linking numerology with Tarot. In order to get the underlying card for the year. In order to achieve this,  […]

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