PSYCHOMETRY: SEEING THE HISTORY OF OBJECTS

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FEATURING a lip-pierced little girl experiencing something of a psychic awakening, the trippy-pretty video for Wisonsin folk band The Daredevil Christopher’s Wright’s “I & Thou” has been on repeat this week. Firstly there’s the track itself, which sounds like the sun setting on the first day of spring. “I woke up this morning, I thought I’d been transformed, my body turned to sea,” sing Jon and Jason Sunde, in the sweetest of harmonies. Indeed. And then there’s the girl, who’s got the gift of psychometry (the ability to “see” the history of objects through touch), eyes that bore right into your soul and a totally rad grunge thing going on.
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LULU & CO A/W 2013: “ANOTHER GIRL, ANOTHER PLANET”

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SATURN calling! For her aw13 Lulu & Co collection, fashion fairy godmother Lulu Kennedy has collaborated with menswear designer Bobby Abley (one of her Fashion East babies, specialism: teddy bears in outerspace) to create a cosmic trip back to the future. There are planets, there are unicorns, there is even a fabric called “Saturn brocade.”
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GOT YOUR NUMBER: NUMEROLOGY COMPATIBILITY CALCULATOR

OKAY so here’s a fun way to spend five minutes. Mystic Scripts have added a satisfyingly accurate Numerology Compatibility Calculator to their website – just key in names and dates of birth for you and your boo (or the one you wanna be), press the button and await the verdict….

No cheating, Numi x

 

HOLLYWOOD HIGHS (AND HOTELS): IT’S ALL ABOUT THE LEY LINES

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YOU’VE got Ibiza, Glastonbury, and…Hollywood? Certain global locations just seem to rob people of their inhibitions and inspire the kind of semi-naked, joyous hands-in-the-air dancing photographer Brad Elterman captured at this 1977 pool party at a mansion behind the Beverly Hills Hotel. Maybe it was just the 1970s (“back then it wasn’t too much of a big deal going to a Mega Mansion party in Beverly Hills with nude girls, because I attended three or four a week!” he says) – or maybe you could put it down to the ley lines.

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LIVING IN A TECHNICOLOR DREAM WORLD

 

IF the following passage from Aldous Huxley’s seminal work, The Doors of Perception: Heaven and Hell, in which he quotes mystical Irish poet George Russell, doesn’t give you chills, then this blog probably isn’t for you. But if you find yourself there on the sand with Russell, feeling like a Goddess and getting down to some serious business with Mama Nature and her technicolor crew, then welcome. Sit back and enjoy the ride. This is The Numinous.
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