Bath (UK) Omphalos Presents a magickal natural history in poetry, prose and vision by Giles Watson.
VENUE: Percy Community Centre, New King St., Bath UK BA1 2BN
DATE/TIME: 13th April 2008 / 2.00PM for 2.30 Start – 4.00 Finish
– will be continued as the topic for the moot in the Hobgoblin at 4.30
Giles will be focussing upon the mythology, folklore and natural history of two maligned groups of animals, and is sure to excite your curiosity with tales of ‘tick-toads’, toad-men and toad-bones, toads in Romany folklore, witches’ familiars, crows in Greek mythology, the corvid manifestations of the Morrigan, and the magical significance of some other corvids; choughs, jays, jackdaws and rooks.
Could be of interest to anyone following up Crowley’s Toad Ritual.
Giles Watson is a published poet, an amateur naturalist and a regular in ‘The Cauldron’. He defines himself as ‘an idiosyncratic witch’. Giles has a PhD in Cultural History, has taught English, History, Drama, Sociology and Film-Studies. He has spent part of his life in rural England, part in Australia and is currently working on a book called ‘A Witches Natural History’. His other interests include songwriting, walking, art and photography.
Not to be missed!