Urban Magic

So, there’s gonna be some stuff on this site about Urban Magic. With a capital ‘U’ and a capital ‘M’. And it seems kinda sensible to take this moment to explain why….  One day, much like any other day, I was sitting in bed reading a fantasy book when I should have been studying, the thought struck me that most magic I read about these days, is ancient magic. In Lord of the Rings and its magic-sword-based derivatives, crumbling scrolls are poured over by old men. Mystic rings lost for a thousand years are unearthed; magic circles with pagan symbols …

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Welcome!

Greetings! And welcome to the first entry of my new blog…. I guess the first thing to say is that I’ve never kept a blog before, and this will be an interesting experience, not least as several internet providers in the last few days have informed me that my flat has fallen through a hole in space and time, and finding it will make the quest for the Higgs boson look like an easter egg hunt in a playground. But, domestic crises permitting, I will try to write regularly about the things that interest me, and hopefully you too; the …

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