A rather well-informed piece on AC in Torquay by Dr Kevin Dixon published today on the This is South Devon
website:Aleister Crowley: Torquay's Warlock and James Bond's arch-enemy
TORQUAY resident Aleister Crowley (1875 –1947) was a mystic and magician, and the founder of the religious philosophy of Thelema.
Local historian Dr Kevin Dixon takes a look at the truth and the myth about this extraordinary character.
Any article that includes an extract from the wonderful (and, woefully, still unpublished) Not The Adventures Of Sir Roger Bloxham
deserves credit...“'Twas at Torquay in Devon, land of stream and cream..., merry maids and proper men, tall fellows and bold... and of cider stronger and sweeter than your Norman can make for all his cunning; and this girl was a play-actress, rosy as the apples, and white as the cream, and soft as the air, and high-spirited as the folk, of that enchanted dukedom…”