The Affectionate Shepherd

English poet Richard Barnfield (1574-1620), a contemporary of William Shakespeare and possibly the ‘rival poet’ Shakespeare referred to in sonnets addressed to a young man. Barnfield wrote such sonnets too and, in 1594, aged 21, published ‘The Affectionate Shepherd’ – telling the story of Daphnis’ love for Ganymede, which sold well but drew censure becauseContinue reading “The Affectionate Shepherd”

William Drummond Mystic Poet

“Whom grace made children, sin hath now made slaves” William Drummond (13 December 1585 – 4 December 1649) was a Scottish poet, son of the first laird of Hawthornden in Midlothian, John Drummond and Susannah Fowler, sister of a poet and courtier to James VI of Scotland (who became James I of England), William Fowler. William Drummond studied lawContinue reading “William Drummond Mystic Poet”

Victorian Cosmic Prophets

Some saw it coming in the Victorian age – prophets such as Whitman, Carpenter, Blavatsky, Bucke and James – the Cosmic Human soon to be born a race no longer lost, confused, forlorn – reunited with the Spirit of Life of Earth, Air, Fire, Water, Love with the Heavenly Son and the Divine Daughter movingContinue reading “Victorian Cosmic Prophets”

Liberation is the Queer Game

Warriors of Infinity Ambassadors of Peace Dionysian Devi Worshippers and Handsome Holy Beasts… Proud Bottoms, Tops and Masters Sexworkers and Dancers Ravers who saw the Light and People who love the Night… Radical Ladies who Love Ladies Wild Women who work Magic Ungendered Uranian InBetweeners and people whose nature transcends even these Queer possibilities… TheContinue reading “Liberation is the Queer Game”

The Second SEXUAL REVOLUTION.

I’ve been on the London sex scene for 36 years: long before the Age of the App I used to seek other queers in Cruising Grounds from Hampstead to Clapham Cottages from Wood Green to Balham; Saunas when they were raided to when they were abundant, to when they shrank away again; Porn cinemas whereContinue reading “The Second SEXUAL REVOLUTION.”

Summer Solstice Call

Warriors of Light, Shamans of Shadow Witches of the Winds, Waves, Earth and Fire There are HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of us BORN AROUND THE WORLD WAKING UP TO OUR ROLES DISCOVERING THE DESTINY But there are many more struggling one foot still firmly stuck in the old paradigm of division, dis-ease and dismay….. Let’s castContinue reading “Summer Solstice Call”

the ban on homosex was a devilish decoy

Share the joy, reveal the ploy: the ban on homosex was a devilish decoy from what the elite were up to as they plundered the earth – the world has long forgotten what gay love is worth. Plato spotted that tyrants dominate through societal division while homo love breeds brotherhood, community, trust – which isContinue reading “the ban on homosex was a devilish decoy”

a multiverse of consciousness

The deep belief in materiality has driven humanity to insanity – we have to gain a sense of conscious unity in order to realise our innate divinity. The tale of conflict and woe, that divides the world into friend and foe, is the tale that has to go. Competition keeps us in the head, co-operationContinue reading “a multiverse of consciousness”

Nature’s Gay Sons

The magical ones, nature’s gay sons, gentle feminine men had a role back then, in the ancient days of the Goddess Mother the first priesthood on the planet was this band of brothers. Known as Gala they sang, like the women, for the dead and tended the temples wherein lived the Godhead, serving as priestsContinue reading “Nature’s Gay Sons”

THE GREAT EARTH MOTHER

Cybele – Rhea – Demeter – Gaia – Isis – Artemis – Aphrodite – Astarte – Ashtoreth – Venus: For thousands of years the Earth Mother reigned, her temples and rites had prestige and fame, She was worshipped across the ancient lands served by priestesses and queer priesthoods who also sometimes travelled in bands ofContinue reading “THE GREAT EARTH MOTHER”

GAYS ARE CHILDREN OF GAIA

GAYS ARE CHILDREN OF THE EARTH WE ONCE SERVED THE GREAT MOTHER AND KNEW OUR TRUE WORTH. ISHTAR, INANNA, ISIS, ARTEMIS, ASTARTE, CYBELE, DIANA, APHRODITE QUEER PRIESTS SERVED THE GODDESS, THE SUPREME DEITY. THE ANGRY MEN FOLLOWING THEIR SUFFERING GOD BROUGHT SWORDS TO OUR GROVES AND TEMPLES: THEY STRUCK DOWN OUR TREES AND BURIED OURContinue reading “GAYS ARE CHILDREN OF GAIA”

Wisdom is the Way

Somewhere inside the human psyche sits the knowledge of Source and memory of Unity: a deep programme is actually running the show as the ancients said: As Above, So Below. Mystical relationship with the flow of Creation was once kept alive in temples, at shrines: acts of sacrifice were offerings of remembrance and communion wasContinue reading “Wisdom is the Way”

Once the Peoples of Europe Danced with Dionysus

Once the Peoples of Europe danced with Dionysus, Saw Love as a Goddess and Pleasure as her Worship, Knew that mysteries of Sex, Gender and Intoxication were routes to Holy Transcendence, Ecstasy, Elation. . The Peoples of Europe once spoke with the Trees Danced and Made Love in Sacred Groves. The Armies of the CrossContinue reading “Once the Peoples of Europe Danced with Dionysus”

Warriors of Oneness

Aquarian sunshine lightens the mind of the initiated: Sun rays containing cosmic vitamins to enrich and enliven, the psychic impulse to wake up ignited by the Maiden’s wish for all to come home. Warriors finding their tribes, their places, recognising faces from aeons past, the time comes at last for reunion, communion, resurrection of hope:Continue reading “Warriors of Oneness”

IN THE AGE OF AQUARIUS

IN THE AGE OF AQUARIUS there’ll be no more you and me IN THE AGE OF AQUARIUS there’ll be no more he and she IN THE AGE OF AQUARIUS we’ll finally be free from the delusion of the personal and romantic fantasies for in THE AGE OF AQUARIUS everyone will eventually see there is noContinue reading “IN THE AGE OF AQUARIUS”

Edged with the Intimacy of the One

Excerpt from Sri Aurobindo’s mystic masterpiece SAVITRI Book X The Book of the Double Twilight. Canto IV: The Dream Twilight of the Earthly Real . There is a purpose in each stumble and fall, Nature’s most careless lolling is pose Preparing some forward step, some deep result, Ingenious notes plugged into a motivated score, ThereContinue reading “Edged with the Intimacy of the One”

When Fucking Could Kill You

{dedicated to the spirit of DAVID STUART, much loved and respected campaigner promoting well-being and health in the LGBTQ+ community, who parted from his body, January 2022} When I came out fucking could kill you so condoms became our tool of protection, though you often heard guys complaining that the rubber ruined their erection. WhenContinue reading “When Fucking Could Kill You”