July 2020 Issue article list

From The Editor

Warm welcome from the Editor

Brother of My Brother

Is the brother of a brother a brother ? Rights to visit - recognition and regularity re-evaluated.

Masonic Ties

The Beehive

The symbolism of the beehive in Masonry and its association with omphalos stones and the sacred feminine.

Masonic Blogs

What is a Mason - an educational website to help you make a daily advancement in your Masonic knowledge

Masonic Pens

The Importance of Masonic Research

Why is accurate - or authentic - Masonic research so important?

The Place of Brotherhood in Freemasonry

To what extent are the fraternal relations between my fellow Freemasons and myself different to those which I hold with my neighbours and friends?

Ovid 25 Lodge

Was the famous Russian poet Alexander Pushkin a Freemason? And if so, was he a member of the lodge ‘for which all the lodges in Russia were destroyed’?

Masonic Cuff Links

Share One Skill

Share one personal skill Freemasonry helped you to improve; How can we make practical use of the lessons taught in Masonic writings ?

Origins to English Freemasonry Part 2

Discover the oldest of the known manuscript charges of Freemasonry, written about 1390.

Bricks Masons

Judaism and Freemasonry

Is there a direct link between Judaism and Freemasonry ?

Sankey Lectures 2015

A look at the he Masonic Empire of Thomas Dunckerley on a video presentation by Sankey Lectures

The Dream After The Initiation

The dream, in a profane sense, is understood as a biological state or condition, as that which is an integral part of daily life

Unknown Candidate – Part 3

Has your lodge accepted an unknown candidate from the internet? Third in a three-part series looking at the process to accepting candidates via the internet

Masonic Watches

Ashlar Chippings

Hugh O’Neill's regular chippings whilst smoothing the ashlar: - Fifty Shades of Blue! - The discussion of Provincial Honours amongst UGLE members appears to be ever contentious

Meet the Author

The Editor meets up with Craig Weightman – author of A Journey in Stone

Masonic Cases

Masonic Podcasts

Our pick of the best Masonic Podcasts


To the initiate, the penalty in his obligation comes with a shock of surprise and sometimes consternation.

Masonic Swords

Critical Thinking

What is a critical thinker and what are their characteristics?

Public Speaking

How can we use the 7 secrets of the greatest speakers in history

Book Review

Introduction to The Lost Keys of Freemasonry by Manly P. Hall

Lewis Masonic Books

Reviews and new publications from Lewis Masonic

Book Review

Book review by guest reviewer Gheorghe Bichicean on the History of Freemasonry in Bessarabia by Alexandru Rufanda

Young Masons

An initiative was created to initially keep Brethren engaged in their Masonry whilst the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic are in place.

SQ Masonic Book Store

Selected Masonic Books available at Amazon

On The Square

A new board game based on the Freemasons

Masonic Apparel UK

Masonicappareluk and its masonic themed brand The Travelling Man


Tommy Hilfiger

Calvin Klein

SQ Style – Man

Stand out from the crowd with SQ’s Masonic essentials

SQ Style – Feminine

Stand out from the crowd with SQ’s Masonic essentials

Tom Ford

SQ Styles

Masonic Apparel Made to Order Global Shipping

Van Heusen

Hugo Boss

Last Page

Final Note from the publisher and your feedback …

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