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Atlantis: The Origin of a Legend
Atlantis: The Origin of a Legend
by Greg Alexander
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Credible explanation of the Atlantis story., 5 Jun 2011
This book offers a completely rational explanation for the story of Atlantis. It simply came from various myths and legends in the ancient world. And I couldn't help thinking that this was the actual answer to the story. Even though you could never be 100% certain of something like that, the case the author presents is pretty convincing. The author has a good knowledge of the myths and legends he writes about to.


The Druids: A Comparative Study of Indo-European Pagan Practice.
The Druids: A Comparative Study of Indo-European Pagan Practice.
by G. Alexander
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.29

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Answers all your questions about the Druids., 5 Jun 2011
The reviewer below obviously prefers those "fluffy bunny" books about the folkloric Druids which most archaeologists are bored to tears hearing about. This book settles the matter of the Druids by comparing what little we know about the Druids with other pagan practices of Indo-Europe. The result is all the missing holes are filled in quite nicely.


Felt Mountain
Felt Mountain
Price: £7.01

3.0 out of 5 stars Certainly different., 10 Nov 2009
This review is from: Felt Mountain (Audio CD)
This is the strangest album I have ever listened to. I can only describe the theme followed throughout as psychedelic German spies! Look out for the frequent use of zithers and all the rest of it. There is even an oom-pa-pa track! I can only assume that all of this was intended as the artwork on the cover is very Heidi-esque as well.


The Lost Civilisation of Lemuria: The Rise and Fall of the World's Oldest Culture
The Lost Civilisation of Lemuria: The Rise and Fall of the World's Oldest Culture
by Frank Joseph
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.46

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating and certainly thought provoking., 27 Sep 2009
I admit this is the first book I have read on Lemuria/Mu and have given it a high rating simply because I enjoyed reading it so much. The legendary story of Lemuria/Mu is so much more convincing than the Atlantis story which doesn't convince me that it was anything more than a fable created by Plato. (For a brilliant account of exactly how the Atlantis legend evolved see "Atlantis, the Origin of a Legend" by Greg Alexander) Admittedly parts of Joseph's book are slightly speculative but it still makes entertaining reading. Joseph is also pretty comprehensive in gathering together all the material available on Lemuria/Mu, the myths and legends from all round the globe, the latest archaeological discoveries as well as all the writings there have ever been on the subject. As the chief editor of the Ancient America magazine he is fully qualified to do so.


The Puzzle of 7/7: An In-depth Analysis of the London Bombings and Government Sponsored Terrorism in the United Kingdom
The Puzzle of 7/7: An In-depth Analysis of the London Bombings and Government Sponsored Terrorism in the United Kingdom
by Eric D. Williams
Edition: Paperback

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Contains convincing evidence of a cover-up., 29 Sep 2008
Short and sweet but this book contains all the evidence that the London Bombings were an inside job as is evidenced by the official police investigation cover-up. If you believe 9/11 was an inside job and the war against terrorism phoney, then it only follows that the London Bombings were contrived as well. The aim of 7/7 appears to have been to keep the momentum going as far as the war in Afghanistan was concerned. The true objective in Afghanistan is not the oil but to keep the opium fields running which the Taliban had previously and rather successfully eradicated in 2000-1. Before the Taliban's ban Afghanistan was producing 70% of the world's supply of opium, it now produces 93%.


Bent Coppers: The inside story of Scotland Yard's battle against police corruption
Bent Coppers: The inside story of Scotland Yard's battle against police corruption
by Graeme McLagan
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.49

2 of 10 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting but is this the entire story..............., 24 Sep 2008
This book very much follows the official line, and what more do you expect from the high street publishers Weidenfeld & Nicolson, that the issue of police corruption is very much a case of one or two rotten apples in the barrel. Nevertheless the book at times is quite revealing as there are a number of cases where it is apparent that police corruption goes far beyond one or two rotten apples and at times is highly organised involving many individuals both inside and outside of the police force.

However what the book doesn't cover is the ample evidence suggesting that corruption is endemic among the police force. Who hasn't seen the numerous adverts of call girls in the personal columns of the local press many of which are actually advertising local brothels? Who hasn't heard the stories of people who are unfortunate enough to live next door to a brothel and the police fail to act when complaints are made? Who hasn't observed drugs pushers in their local town when it is clear that all their customers know exactly what they are selling but the police don't? Who hasn't heard of landlords who make numerous complaints about drugs being sold in their public houses and the police never bother to turn up? It seems the police are experts when it comes to making excuses but in the mean time criminals are making serious money.

Unfortunately however the problem may not end with just the police force but is actually a far wider issue involving local government and magistrates. Professor Alan Block covers this wider issue as it applied to New York in the 30's and 40's in "East Side, West Side" but his rather academic work is a bit of chore to read in places. It is also reported that that organised crime globally makes an estimated $trillion USD annually and that half of this is paid as bribes to officials which obviously includes the police. Another important issue not covered in this book is the Metropolitan Police's possible involvement in a cover-up concerning the official investigation into the London Bombings although the book was published before the bombings actually took place. Evidence of a cover-up include the fact that the only published photograph of the four bombers together as they enter Luton Station has quite obviously been faked (reported in the Guardian), and the train the police said the bombers had caught that day to King's Cross hadn't actually run as there had been delays that day at Luton. The London Bombings of course link in with the American Mafia's aim to keep the opium growing in Afghanistan up and running after the Taliban had rather successfully banned its production in 2000-1. Afghanistan now produces 93% of the world's supply compared with 70% before the ban.

I fear all this is just the tip of the iceberg. What other underhand things might be going on on a national or local level we never even hear about? For example are our children safe in our schools? Although based in the US if you read up about the McMartin Preschool child abuse case (see for example Alex Constantine's "Psychic Dictatorship in the U.S.A.") that was whitewashed in the American media, the answer to this question may have to be no. Despite the official denials in the media a team of archaeologists did uncover a tunnel system beneath the school confirming the childrens' stories and how do you explain the high instance if venereal disease amongst these youngsters? But I fear its not just the US, there are cases here that need investigating as well.


Songs Of Witchcraft And Magic
Songs Of Witchcraft And Magic
Price: £12.75

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Unpretentious, guenuine folk music., 3 May 2008
How refreshing it is to hear real music for a change rather than that commercial pap we're all so used to. Even the so-called folk music these days can sound rather stilted with the rather intense studio productions they insist on putting out. After listening to this CD I really wanted to hear more and thankfully the source albums the compilation was taken from are all listed at the back of the booklet which comes with the CD. The booklet is interesting in its own right with illustrations taken from The Museum of Witchcraft and it is obvious some thought has gone into it. I also find it interesting that it was Boscastle, the home of The Museum of Witchcraft who compiled this CD, that was hit by that freak flash flood which practically destroyed the ground floor of the museum, closing it for months. An act of God perhaps or something man-made.........?
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Hitler's Flying Saucers: A Guide to German Flying Discs of the Second World War
Hitler's Flying Saucers: A Guide to German Flying Discs of the Second World War
by Henry Stevens
Edition: Paperback

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Thought provoking and possibly the actual reality of what UFO's are., 20 Nov 2007
Although at times the wording is particularly clumsy and there is a copy error every other line throughout (and I'm not exaggerating), "Hitler's Flying Saucers" is still very much worth the effort. In the same vain as "Man-Made UFO's, 1944-1994" by Renato Vesco and David Hatcher Childress and also published by Adventures Unlimited Press (also recommended reading by the way), I thought Henry Stevens book was actually the better of the two. He makes the case far clearer than Vesco and Childress did. I particularly admired Steven's unswerving critical analysis of the available evidence for German flying discs at the end WWII and after, and the end result of this process is a real treat for even the most hardened of skeptics. A credible explanation for the UFO sightings of the 1940's and 1950's, the Roswell crash and Kenneth Arnold's famous sighting in Washington State!!!! Sit back and prepare to be shocked! But no ET's though thankfully.........
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Televisionaries: Red Army Faction Story
Televisionaries: Red Army Faction Story
by Tom Vague
Edition: Paperback

4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Compulsive, shocking and certainly to the point., 16 Nov 2007
Tom Vague's book is journalistic in style and relates the events, month by month, as they happened. Although Vague's book is brief at least its not full of endless moralizing and opinion that has dogged other works on the same subject. It appears that books on the Baader-Meinhof gang (Red Army Faction, RAF) are a bit thin on the ground almost as if it were a slightly taboo subject. I wonder why?
However reading Vague's book makes it quite clear, if you join student protests against Vietnam in 1960's West Berlin (which at the time was an island surrounded by communist East Germany), drop acid and pick fights with the police, you are likely to become a Baader-Meinhof gang member. I find it interesting that the PLO played a role in forming this Marxist-Leninist/anarchist group but it also seems that government agents/agent provocateurs weren't very far away either. Indeed certain authorities, such as Webster Griffin Tarpley an expert on international terrorism, have alleged that at times the Baader-Meinhof gang were actually working for NATO and were systematically bumping anyone off who happened to get in the way of the status quo just as the Red Brigades had been caught doing in Italy. Indeed the Red Brigades and the RAF at times were in direct contact and even carried out joint missions.
There are other peculiarities as well however. The suicide of Ulrike Meinhof during her trial was suspicious as she did not leave a suicide note although at other times she was an avid recorder of her personal thoughts. Also the fact that Andreas Baader shot himself in the back of the head under maximum security is highly suspect. You don't need a gun to take your own life and you usually shoot yourself in the mouth or the side of the head, not in the back.
But if the Baader-Meinhof gang wasn't crazy enough what about the Socialist Patients' Collective, or SPK, who really were crazy, literally.......! Founded by Dr. Wolfgang Huber, a professor of psychiatry at Heidelberg University, he taught his group therapy patients how to make bombs and to take surveillance photographs of potential targets. Ultimately the SPK armed themselves and joined forces with the Baader-Meinhof gang. This proves a lot of them really were nuts but were they mind controlled as well?


Revenge [DVD]
Revenge [DVD]
Dvd ~ Kevin Costner
Price: £5.50

4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A film about the Mafia and revenge but with a difference., 21 July 2007
This review is from: Revenge [DVD] (DVD)
Despite the really poor review below I actually found this quite an entertaining film. Even though the story may sound a little on the predictable side; hero has affair with Mafia boss who enacts dreadful punishment on the pair, the character played by Costner is beaten up and left for dead and the character played by Stowe is imprisoned in a brothel, the two finally re-uniting to bring their revenge upon the Mafia boss played by Quinn, it appears that the tale has at least some moral to it. Look out for the hidden symbolisim in the film as well.


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