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Old 27-12-2015, 07:03 PM   #627
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Backdraft - Fire Is a Living Thing..
On 23 December 2015 a large part of the house was destroyed by fire..The blaze was spotted around 1.40pm by a motorist on the A82 Inverness to Fort William road which runs along the north side of Britain's most famous stretch of water.. But despite the UKs' largest loch being nearby, four fire appliances required a water bowser to tackle the flames which had claimed 60PC of the building after just two hours..Over 30 personnel, some of them wearing breathing apparatus, used six water jets in their attempt to dowse the inferno..It is believed the property, once owned by Led Zeppelin lead guitarist Jimmy Page, was unoccupied..Local legend has it that the house was built on the site of a church which was burned down, killing the entire congregation who were attending Mass...

Fire crews battle with flames at Bolesinke House..

The current house was constructed in the 1760s by Colonel Archibald Fraser as a hunting lodge.. Page claimed the house was on the site of a 10th-century Scottish kirk..The house is situated on a hillside above a graveyard, which had acquired a reputation for unusual activities..This fueled local legend even before Crowley moved into the house..Crowley left the house for Sicily in the late 1920's, having sold it in 1913, moving to a modest cottage for sometime in Dennyloanhead near Falkirk..Kirk is a Scottish word meaning a church, or more specifically, the Church of Scotland..Dundee, where the High Kirk is not the historic Dundee Parish Church known as St Mary's, but St David's...

According to Crowley, in his book The Confessions of Aleister Crowley, in order to perform the operations "the first essential is a house in a more or less secluded situation.. There should be a door opening to the north from the room of which you make your oratory.. Outside this door, you construct a terrace covered with fine river sand.. This ends in a 'lodge' where the spirits may congregate.".. The purpose of this ritual is to invoke one's Guardian Angel.. It requires at least 6 months of preparation, celibacy and abstinence from alcohol. However, it also includes the summoning of the 12 Kings and Dukes of Hell, to bind them and remove their negative influences from the magician's life..According to legend, whilst Crowley was in the process of performing the lengthy ritual, he was called to Paris by the leader of the Golden Dawn.. He hastily left the house and never banished the demons he had summoned, leading to strange happenings occurring in and around Boleskine House..His lodge keeper, Hugh Gillies, suffered a number of personal tragedies, including the loss of two children..In 1965, the then owner, Major Edward Grant, committed suicide at the house is a Category B listed building, as is the adjacent stables and gate lodge..Boleskine Camanachd has been in existence in one form or another for over 100 years...

In the mid-’70s, they seemed to be suffering from a curse, as multiple setbacks kept them from capitalizing on the momentum they’d built – and on July 26, 1977, when singer Robert Plant suddenly lost his 5-year-old son Karac to a stomach virus, it nearly split the band completely..The Plant family’s terrible tragedy came during what was supposed to be a triumphant American tour for Zeppelin.. Two years earlier, the band had been forced off the road for an extended spell when Plant and his wife were involved in a serious car accident while visiting the Greek island of Rhodes..Karac was the apple of Robert’s eye; they idolized one another,” said Plant’s father..After the death of my son Karac in 77, I received a lot of support from [Bonham], and I went through the mill because the media turned on the whole thing and made it even worse..But if Bonham stayed closest to Plant’s side during the months following Karac’s death, it was ultimately Page who talked him out of retiring from music..To Zeppelin fans’ everlasting regret, the road ahead for Zeppelin wouldn’t last much longer; although they soldiered ahead for 1979’s In Through the Out Door, Bonham’s sudden death on Sept. 25, 1980 ended the band as a creative unit once and for all...

The Warriors - The Only One + The Black Keys ..

The name Arak remains from a title given to the region since the medieval period, and derives from the Arabic Iraq, meaning "edge"..In some Indian religions, a chakra (Sanskrit cakra, "wheel") is thought to be an energy point or node in the subtle body..Račak (Albanian: Re├žak; Serbian: Рачак, Račak) is a village in the Štimlje municipality of Kosovo..On 16 January 1999, OSCE monitors found the bodies of 45 people killed by Serb forces in and around the village in what became widely known as the Račak massacre..The Racka is a breed of sheep known for its unusual spiral-shaped horns..The cork-screw horns protrude almost straight upward from the top of the head..The acute accent was first used in the polytonic orthography of Ancient Greek, where it indicated a syllable with a high pitch..Karachi was known to the ancient Greeks by many names..In 1864, the first telegraphic message was sent from South Asia to England, when a direct telegraph connection was laid between Karachi and London... see the Duke knows all about this thing-he's an Ipsassimus..The old lady's eyes almost popped out of their sockets at this announcement, and Rex feared that he had gone too far, but she leaned forward and placed one of her jewelled claws upon his arm.. 'An Ipsissypuss!-an' I 'av studied the Great Work for 40 years, yet I 'ave reached only the degree of Practicus.. But no, 'e cannot be, or 'ow could 'e fail with the Rite to Saturn?'..Unfortunately the followers of the Right Hand Path obsess themselves only with the well-being of the Universe as a whole, whereas those of the Left exercise their power upon living humans.. To bend people to your will, to cause them to fall or rise, to place unaccountable obstacles in their path at every turn..I only said that it didn't pan out quite as we expected...

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