The Black Library

"Dr Alexander Cummins is a consultant, diviner, writer, magician, and historian." The opening blurb on the website of Dr Alexander Cummins begins with characteristic understatement. The wisecracking wizard in a waistcoat, who usually introduces himself with: "Hello, I'm Al.", is most certainly all of those things.

A Celebration of Magical Education, Commerce, Community & Activism

I've had a little time to digest the delightful whirlwind that was The Salem Summer Symposium, but I'm not entirely sure I have my thoughts in order as it were. So this review is likely going to contain some rambling and some moments of me marking memories.

...the practitioners of magic have always been syncretists, experimenting intraculturally and sticking with what worked. - Michael M Hughes, Magic for the Resistance

Yes, I had my first astrological consult (we've come a long way from that old Sun Signs book, baby) and it was quite educational and informative.

"Magic is not a purely intellectual exercise carried out without risk from the proverbial armchair."