Friday, 19 July 2019
News: Witchcraft, Magic, the Occult and Culture
"Tate acquires art archive of Ithell Colquhoun, transferred by the National Trust" - WebWire press release: https://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=243866
"Tim Blanks: Why It's Time to Believe in Magic Again" - comment at anothermanmag.com: https://www.anothermanmag.com/life-culture/10900/marching-out-of-antiquity-tim-blanks-essay-writing-another-man-ss19
"Fife author to tell 'Weem Witch' story on BBC documentary" - story at Fife Today: https://www.fifetoday.co.uk/news/people/fife-author-to-tell-weem-witch-story-on-bbc-documentary-1-4966591
"On the Permeable Place between Science and the Supernatural" - story at PopMatters: https://www.popmatters.com/physics-and-psychics-richard-noakes-2639209294.html?rebelltitem=1#rebelltitem1
'Waking The Witch' Author Pam Grossman On Why Witches Are Having Such A Huge Cultural Moment" - story at Bustle: https://www.bustle.com/p/waking-the-witch-author-pam-grossman-on-why-witches-are-having-such-a-huge-cultural-moment-18204873
"Woman who ‘married ghost of 300-year-old pirate’ says her beliefs are no different to believing in god" - story at the Independent: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/pirate-ghost-marriage-amanda-teague-jack-sparrow-paganism-spirituality-a9004976.html?
"‘Joan of Arc in the English Imagination’: Girl, warrior, witch, myth, and more" - story at the Philadelphia Inquirer: https://www.inquirer.com/arts/books/joan-of-arc-english-imagination-gail-orgelfinger-20190719.html
The picture top left shows a picture by Ithell Colquhoun, copyright National Trust.