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Return of the Fool

Birds, Fishes, & Hares

This year, Easter Sunday falls on April Fool’s Day. I don’t believe in coincidences. That Christ’s resurrection corresponds this year with the celebration of the Fool points to an esoteric, mythical tradition, one that is observable in the story of Amfortas, the Fisher King (a quite different story from the movie of the same name). 1,287 more words

Movie Culture

John Howard talks Incidents Crowded with Life

Later this month (the 26th to be exact), John Howard’s autobiography Incidents Crowded with Life will be published by Fisher King Publishing.

For those who haven’t read this blog before, Lancastrian John had dreams of becoming an international pop superstar, but after signing to CBS in the early 1970s, events conspired against him and his first three albums, only one of which was released. 1,296 more words


The Grail Mysteries: The Death of the Wounded Fisher King and the Birth of the Radiant Child

The Winter Solstice will fall just before dawn breaks over the British Isles after the longest night of the year on Thursday 21st December. To me, this is such a beautiful time when there are unique energies at play that heal the emotional despair and suffering accrued during the previous thirteen moons, and send rejuvenation and fresh hope and inspiration for the coming turn of the calendrical wheel. 237 more words

My Books

Enlighten Rogues

We enter here, we enter there
The road ahead, it never cares
There’s a turn for you, a turn for me
A turn for all who care to see. 182 more words

The Fisher King (1991) A Glimpse Into PTSD And Depression


Mental illness must be a hard state of mind to live with and here in Terry Gilliam’s “The Fisher King” we see two characters deal with two forms of illness in contrasting ways. 482 more words


The Fisher King

The Fisher King is a figure in Arthurian legend. He is the guardian of the Holy Grail who has been wounded in the foot and cannot discharge his duties as king of the land he rules. 998 more words


The Fisher King (Gratitude)

Be still, so still, the spirit says to me, the Fisher King need not speak, but oh how you will weep, in lessons learned you will weep. 367 more words