How I Became the Most Powerful Male Wiccan in North Dunedin

In the depths of time before the world came into being (2001), in a dark and distant land (the American Midwest), a book was made. This book was called “Wicca Spellcraft for Men” and I bought a copy of it from a library sale for a single smackeroo. After all, I was a man, and I was intrigued by what man spells I might be able to cast. It was the first step along a path that would lead me to become the most powerful Male Wiccan in all...

Taking It To The Grave

Southern Cemetery: Dunedin’s first major cemetery opened in 1858, and you can see the wear in the headstones. Perched atop a hill overlooking the large flat basin that makes up most of the town centre, the dearly departed have a lovely sweeping view of the city they died in. With five main sections, including Chinese and Jewish plots, there is a wide range of dead people to be found on the hilltops. The lack of a map makes it difficult...

Cultivate Me

Like many people, I have struggled to discover my place in the world. One day some friends were discussing the Manson murders, which provoked an epiphany. I would indeed find my place … in a cult. I immediately set about attempting to join a cult which is defined following criteriae: They worship a specific entity, being, or concept. As a collective group they have enemies (i.e. people they do not like). They have rituals or...

A Satanic Setup

“The night is dark, and full of terrors,” whispers Leroy. “Fuck off, Leroy,” you respond. “I’m tired of hearing about that Game of Thrones bullshit.” Your group of friends crosses the field, dark clouds massing above, blocking out the stars and surrounding the lonely moon. Tall, pale grass scratches at your ankles… or it would be scratching at your ankles, but you’re wearing Hi-Top...

A Herbal Hellscape

It’s common knowledge that humans don’t know everything. We might have figured out how to make handheld phones with cameras so that we can take pictures of our junk and send them to people on the other side of the world, but there’s a lot we still don’t know. This is especially true in the medical sphere. For all our advances, there are still countless unexplained medical phenomena, undiagnosed diseases, and diseases...