An abandoned Scottish mansion with a long history of beheadings, hauntings and occult-inspired incidents is getting ready to open its doors to the public. Boleskine House, on the banks of… Read more »
No 93 Jermyn Street became an ordinary grocery shop — albeit one where extraordinary things continued to happen. Churchill liked to say that ‘a gentleman buys his hats at Locks,… Read more »
In the summer of 1901, the English occultist Aleister Crowley, age 25, stood before the Great Buddha at Kamakura. Having arrived in Yokohama just a few days before, he had crossed the Pacific from San Francisco via Honolulu and was in the midst of wrapping up a shipboard extramarital affair. He was also wrestling with a major life decision: Should he remain and live in Japan, or move on?
The Abbey of Thelema looks out on the wide Mediterranean. Italy has a long history of occultism and Crowley was likely aware of the various cults and religious sects that… Read more »
“Aleister Crowley was a noted, sinister and controversial occultist who founded his own religious order and designed a set of tarot cards that are still used today… His links with west Cornwall were revealed and it’s believed the self-styled ‘Great Beast’ summoned up the very Devil himself in Carn Cottage and performed a black mass down the hill in Zennor’s church.”
There is magic in these here hills but also tales of evil – occultist Aleister Crowley was supposed to have raised the Devil in Carn Cottage, which now sits broken… Read more »
Javier Calvo (“Veneno”) and Mara Lethem co-wrote this period drama which turns on Jane Wolfe, a fading Hollywood star who moves to Sicily to live with her spiritual mentor and… Read more »
Strange noises have been emitting from Scotland’s “most haunted house”, where, secluded among trees and by the banks of Loch Ness, the self-proclaimed wickedest man on Earth performed his dark… Read more »
Exciting news of a new book by Phil Baker, biographer of Austin Osman Spare and Dennis Wheatley, with a Foreword by Timothy D’Arch Smith. Due for publication by Strange Attractor Press in November 2021, City of the Beast: The London of Aleister Crowley is a work that combines biography and pyschogeography to trace Aleister Crowley’s life in London.
The former home of notorious occultist Aleister Crowley – once dubbed ‘the wickedest man in the world’ – is set to be restored after its owners were given the green light to repair the fire-damaged building. Permission to build 10 holiday homes in the grounds of Boleskine House, which overlooks Loch Ness, has also been granted by the Highland Council.
A CARVED wooden box may contain the secrets which unlock some of the mysteries of a notorious Highland home. A man from Grimsby is appealing for information on the box… Read more »