Magic is Art

I believe that Magic is Art and Art whether it be music, writing, sculpture or any other, is literally magic. Art, like any magic, the science of manipulating symbols, words or images, to achieve changes in consciousness… Indeed to cast a spell is simply to manipulate words, to change people’s consciousness, and this is why…  [ READ MORE ]

True Story

When she was younger she was a model. She had a mediocre career although she slogged on in the business for years. Her one great job ended with a sadly ironic twist. She had a beautiful figure. One day her agency told her a famous suntan cream manufacturer was casting for a model for their…  [ READ MORE ]

Poem to a Sad Son

To my boys: You step delicately into the wild world and your real prize will be the frantic search. Want everything. If you break, break going out – not in. How you live your life I don’t care but I’ll sell my arms for you, hold your secrets for ever. –  the Michael Ondaatje poem…  [ READ MORE ]