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The Life-Changing Magic of Mushrooms

This is from the latest Atlantic magazine. It happens to tally with a two parter I wrote today on Altered States of Consciousness and what I learned about them back in the 1960’s. 64 more words

Drugs

Timothy Leary - You Can Be Anyone This Time Around

Part of the liner notes to this album claim that it is ’The Musical equivalent of a full-blown LSD trip.” Whether that is actually true or not, I can imagine a lot of people back in the day dropping a couple of tabs, before putting it on the turntable. 408 more words

Jimi Hendrix

Time is a poetic terrorist

I’ve been blogging for a while now. At least 6 years I would say. The tumblr version of this blog started a bit later than my primary blog, … 437 more words

Travel

49. Future Imperfect: writers beware?

It’s quaint to look back from the vantage point of 43 and consider which of the academic experiences and skills you’ve grasped, albeit weakly, over the last 25 years would be of use to students today – bar those studying ancient history or delusional writer syndrome. 640 more words

Literature

Divine Invasions: Philip K. Dick, Robert Anton Wilson and "Alien Contact" In The 1970s

A very weird thing began to happen in the early-to-mid 1970s—a number of people were apparently “channeling” very similar information, from entities variously claiming to be aliens, God, and beyond. 1,556 more words

Movies

Psychadelia, Fall, Liberty and Spaced Out Badgers? Welsh Wizardry Wonder

Struggling for a title.

Even a word to get me going.

I hit on psychedelic. And a journey of discovery begins.

Isn’t that what’s meant to happen?   2,417 more words

Photography

Finite and Infinite Messages [3]

So far we have been modelling what we may refer to as ‘mechanical behaviour’ in terms of a basic tropism orientated upon a pain/euphoria continuum. 16,081 more words

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