Love Spells, Witchcraft, Witchcraft spells, Wiccan spells Internet Book of Shadows Index This is a large (+9Mb) collection of articles related to Neo-Paganism which can be found archived at a number of FTP sites (for instance, here). This is a collection of posts to bulletin boards from the late eighties to the mid nineties, essentially predating the modern Internet. According to a recent communication, the original editor of this archive was Durwydd mac Tara at PODS net. We acknowledge Durwydd's hard work to preserve this archive. We have taken the liberty of removing about twenty-five articles which were too far 'off topic', posted elsewhere at this site, or had serious copyright issues. Practically all of the files below are copyrighted but redistributable for non-commercial purposes. NOTE: As most of these postings were archived many years ago, we have no way to contact the authors of any of these documents.
Claude Monet Oscar-Claude Monet (French: [klod mɔnɛ]; 14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting. The term "Impressionism" is derived from the title of his painting Impression, soleil levant (Impression, Sunrise), which was exhibited in 1874 in the first of the independent exhibitions mounted by Monet and his associates as an alternative to the Salon de Paris. Monet's ambition of documenting the French countryside led him to adopt a method of painting the same scene many times in order to capture the changing of light and the passing of the seasons. From 1883 Monet lived in Giverny, where he purchased a house and property, and began a vast landscaping project which included lily ponds that would become the subjects of his best-known works. Monet and Impressionism Biography Paris
Make a Set of Ogham Staves - How to Make Ogham Staves Ogham staves are a popular method of divination among Pagans who follow a Celtic-focused path. Although there are no records of how staves might have been used in divination in ancient times, there are a number of ways that they can be interpreted. There are 20 original letters in the Ogham alphabet, and five more that were added later on. Each corresponds to a letter or sound, as well as a tree or wood. To make your own set of Ogham staves, start with sticks or twigs in even lengths.
Witches' Voice Inc. - 12 January, 2010 - 9:51:48 PM Salvador Dalí Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, connu comme Salvador Dalí, marquis de Dalí de Púbol, né à Figueras le 11 mai 1904 et mort dans la même ville le 23 janvier 1989, est un peintre, sculpteur, graveur, scénariste et écrivain catalan de nationalité espagnole. Il est considéré comme l'un des principaux représentants du surréalisme et comme l'un des plus célèbres peintres du XXe siècle. Influencé très jeune par l'impressionnisme, il quitta Figueras pour recevoir une éducation artistique académique à Madrid où il se lia d'amitié avec Federico García Lorca et Luis Buñuel et chercha son style entre différents mouvements artistiques. Sur les conseils de Joan Miró, il rejoignit Paris à l'issue de ses études et intégra le groupe des surréalistes où il rencontra sa femme Gala. Il trouva son propre style à partir de 1929, année où il devint surréaliste à part entière et inventa la méthode paranoïaque-critique. Biographie Enfance
Who, What, Why: Is the Earth getting lighter? 31 January 2012Last updated at 01:21 By Charlotte McDonald BBC News The recent crash landing of Russian spacecraft Phobos-Grunt has focused attention on the increasing amount of space junk orbiting the planet. So does this mean the Earth has been getting lighter? There are factors that are causing Earth to both gain and lose mass over time, according to Dr Chris Smith, a medical microbiologist and broadcaster who tries to improve the public understanding of science. Using some back-of-the-envelope-style calculations, Dr Smith, with help from physicist and Cambridge University colleague Dave Ansell, drew up a balance sheet of what's coming in, and what's going out. By far the biggest contributor to the world's mass is the 40,000 tonnes of dust that is falling from space to Earth, says Dr Smith. "[The dust] is basically the vestiges of the solar system that spawned us, either asteroids that broke up or things that never formed into a planet, and it's drifting around. The answer
The Mars Volta The Mars Volta was an American rock band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 2001. The band's final lineup consisted of Omar Rodríguez-López (guitar, producer, direction), Cedric Bixler-Zavala (vocals, lyrics), Juan Alderete (bass), Marcel Rodriguez-Lopez (keyboards, percussion) and Deantoni Parks (drums). The band formed following the break-up of Rodriguez-Lopez and Bixler-Zavala's previous band, At the Drive-In. They are known for their energetic live shows and their concept albums. In 2009, the band won a Grammy Award in the "Best Hard Rock Performance" category for the song "Wax Simulacra. In September 2012, it was announced that The Mars Volta had entered a hiatus, with Rodríguez-López and Parks forming a new project, Bosnian Rainbows. Four months later, the band announced their breakup. Bixler-Zavala and Alderete subsequently formed a new band, Zavalaz. Band name Cedric Bixler-Zavala stated in an interview: History Formation and beginning (2001–2002)