Category Archives: Quareia

My latest podcast with GlitchBottle..Nov 2019

A podcast I recorded with Alex of Glitch Bottle has just gone public…. I am chatting with Alex about the environment, nature magic, working magically in service for the environment and how to approach it..  you can find the podcast … Continue reading

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2020 Exeter Occult Conference UK

Open To All!  –  Magic, Witchcraft, & The Mysteries – A day of Speakers – art exhibit – an interactive photography installation – stalls – Bar/refreshments… plus…a fundraising raffle of original art works, sculptures and signed books!

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News update on the Quareia LXXXI Magicians Deck

Our second print run of the deck is now down to a couple of hundred decks for sale, plus a hundred decks held back for Quareia Initiate students. Doing another print run is going to prove costly and difficult, particularly … Continue reading

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Magic, Power, Focus and Emotion

The journey of magic that touches real power is a long and convoluted road that triggers ever deepening awareness of inner powers, consciousness and our own inner spirit and outer body. That long journey takes us down many roads of … Continue reading

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The ancestry of Ancient Egypt – a long read

While listening to student’s questions and debates, there is something that has emerged in discussions a few times, and it is thorny issue indeed. Discussions on the topic in wider social media range from silly to down right offensive, which … Continue reading

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Quareia and Kabbalah, and the Curious case of not knowing…..

Recently it came to my attention that a pair of leaders of a commercial magical temple had put up a blog post on the stance of Quareia and Kabbalah. I found it sad, misleading, and it brought many things into … Continue reading

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Approaching the Magical Book of Gates

I thought it timely to introduce the Book of Gates: the mystical initiatory text of the Underworld and stars from Ancient Egypt.  The Book of Gates is a complex, enigmatic and coded book that acts as a signpost and guide … Continue reading

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Quareia training – when you hit the wall, don’t headbutt it

As some of you who are studying the Quareia magical course will have come to realise, there is a point (and often more than one point) when you hit an energetic wall. You cannot seem to make progress, you are … Continue reading

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The struggles with Magical Training, and the Quareia Apprentice Section

Now that more people are reaching into Quareia and studying the course, more people are asking the same questions, so it maybe pertinent to cover some of those answers here in a blog. Many of the topics covered here are … Continue reading

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The Arbatel Module – a comedy of errors

Working with the Arbatel for a Quareia adept module was quite the farce as the editor and I came smack up against its magical guardians….. that was fun….. here is the story about the run around we had while trying … Continue reading

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