The second chapter of Chemical Serpents is titled “Eggs and the Androgynous Child”, carrying the general theme of serpent symbolism into its relation to eggs, their offspring and serpent-like mythic beings, with specific reference to the Philosophers Egg, the Cosmic Egg, the Monas Hieroglyph, and the figures of the Androgyne, Baphomet, N’Aton and Sophia.
Over the next few weeks I will be posting a number of the sketches I produced for the full page illustrations I created for Chemical Serpents, along with the fully realised images. I was commissioned to illustrate this book by When Illuminated Press for Anton Channing, and enjoyed it thoroughly as it explores symbolism ...more
M.I.B. HQ; 01:40 Sidereal Time; Wednesday18.05.2016
It's a rainy, cold and misty day in the Scottish Highlands. I am sipping a still hot cup of coffee and wondering what strangeness will unveil in the days and weeks to come... This blog is indeed inspired by Twin Peaks for those who wonder but it is also inspired ...more
Date with the Selkie.
I dreamed seals again. I was strolling along a rocky shore in the evening. As I went over some boulders I noticed a man and a child standing beside an injured seal. They called for help and I agreed to wait with the seal. The seal had an injured eye and at ...more
"Heaven and Hell are within us, all of the gods are within us. All the gods, all the heavens, all the worlds are within us"
"Dream is a personal experience of that deep, dark ground that is the support of our consciousness lives, and the myth is the society's dream. The myth is the public ...more
In my recent blogs I began to describe a story of my awakening and a strange love story between myself and Aariel- one of the old Kia agents. Before moving onto the next bit I believe I need to make a small intermission. I have realised how difficult it is to describe your inner experiences ...more
In my previous blog I began to describe the story of my awakening which took place over a year ago. I believe it is a valuable record of my personal journey and possibly an inspiration for other mages. Kundalini - (the secret Fire or the Serpent as some people call it) is one of those ...more
Wondering what Kia Agents think about artificial intelligence?
"Once we reach a certain threshold of computational capacity and comprehensive understanding of the human brain, we could finally simulate the brain and obtain programmable sentience. And that's not far-off in the future!"
"We're in the process of designing a new intelligent species, AGIs, which would be in a ...more