The Little Giant Encylopedia of Runes

Just a quick review of a teeny wee reference book on Runes…

Pros
- Lots of information on the Runes and on Rune Casting
- Has a great section on dream incubation with runes, i.e. dealing with daily problems during sleep.
- Great as an introduction for a novice, but also handy as a reference guide for experienced casters.
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Top 3 Books on Hieroglyphics

These are the three best books I have read on the subject of Hieroglyphics – in no particular order:

The Rosetta Stone by R B Parkinson
Since my recent trip to the National Museum in Cairo, I’ve been fascinated by the Rosetta Stone. Seeing such an incredible piece of history (albeit a convincing replica) in the context of that remarkable country is something I recommend everyone should experience. This book is written by the Egyptian curator at the British Museum – that is the man currently in charge of the real Rosetta stone.

Celtic Tree Mysteries: Secrets of the Ogham – Book Review

Most authors approach the subject of Ogham either as a complex language or a set of mathematical features, but Steve Blamires gears this book more towards the magical and ritual history and use of these Celtic symbols. The book aims to cover the subject on both a physical and spiritual level, offering more practical [...]

Jay-Z Master of the Occult?

According to Mitch Horowitz, author of American Occult,  Rapper Jay-Z regularly uses specialist Occult knowledge and symbolism, especially in the music video for his new single, “Run this Town.”

When interviewed, Horowitz pointed out Jay-z’s use of the phrase “Peace God”.  “Peace God” is a typical Five Percenter greeting.  Also known as the Nation [...]

The Tarot Bible: The Definitive Guide to the Cards and Spreads – Book Review

No one should claim that their book is the ‘definitive guide’ unless they want to lay themselves wide open to critics – but don’t let the title put you off.  There is a lot of information packed into this pocket-sized guide, and beginners and Grand masters alike have sung its praises.

It’s certainly brightly coloured, and [...]