Ancient Egyptian Handbook of Spells Deciphered

Ancient Egyptian spells written in Coptic have been deciphered. Cool inspiration for rpgs and world building.

Spying on Correspondence in Magical Britain (A QVT Update)

How do we know our correspondence is safe from snooping? In a magical world, that’s harder than ever to ensure. Some thoughts on this in my current WIP.

Draw Blood, Break a Curse: Killing an English Witch in 1875

Long after witch hunts were a thing of the past, an old Englishwoman was killed for being a witch in 1875. How? Why? Some past events and beliefs revisited.