Quick Notes: Atlantis Bookshop, Pendle Witches, and Laura Wildman-Hanlon

Just a few quick news notes to start off your Friday.The Day the Lights Stayed on at Atlantis: London's oldest occult bookseller, The Atlantis Bookshop, was apparently the only business unaffected when an explosion caused a blackout on their street. Could it be magic?Geraldine Beskin, whose family has run the shop for the past 50 years, said: “The lights flickered, and in the streets I could see everyone else’s go out. But we were left intact. It must have been magic!” Staff at the street’s boutiques and cafés turned to Atlantis, a Mecca for mysticists worldwide, for candles to keep their shop-fronts lit. Atlantis Bookshop is (in)famous for being a place that occultist Aleister C … [Read more...]