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Review: Sacred Britannia by Miranda Aldhouse-Green

Miranda Aldhouse-Green, Sacred Britannia: The Gods and Rituals of Roman Britain (London: Thames & Hudson, 2018), ISBN 978-0-50025-2222, £19.95, illus. If there is anything that gets me more excited than the … Continue reading

October 23, 2018 · 1 Comment

‘Exorcising’ Kavanaugh: magic and politics in the contemporary USA

One of the weirder features of the current political turmoil in the United States is the emergence of magic (and now counter-magic) in political discourse. Attempts to use magic to … Continue reading

October 21, 2018 · 3 Comments

Peterborough Folklore at Peterborough Museum

This afternoon I spoke to the Friends of Peterborough Museum about the folklore of Peterborough and its surrounding region, the subject of one of my recent books. I have given a … Continue reading

October 18, 2018 · Leave a comment