Author: Robert Dickins

Thousand Times Broken

Thousand Times Broken by Henri Michaux

Thousand Times Broken is comprised of 3 never-before-translated books by Henri Michaux, originally written between 1956-1959. Undertaken while the author experimented with mescaline, ‘Peace in the Breaking’, ‘Watchtowers on Targets’, and ‘400 Men on the Cross’, reveal the creative output of a deeply experimental artist and writer. Gillian Conoley’s translation is...

by antiel eldar

Reimagining the world: A Psychedelic Psychogeography

When you flick through the history of psychedelic pharmacography (drug writing), particularly since the 1950s, there is largely a concern for the invisible landscape; a concern for mapping and investigating imaginal territories through the psychiatric axioms of ego, Self, and the structure of one’s psyche. There are two important reasons for this:...

by P. Gordon

Psychedelics: A Political Science

When various State governments and international bodies made d-Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), and numerous other psychedelic drugs, illegal in the mid-1960s, they single-handedly ended medical research and, apparently, politicised the psychedelic experience. Now, after a 40 year hiatus, human research with psychedelic drugs has tentatively begun again. But is the...

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On Traveling Companions in the Psychedelic Theatre

Dale Pendell’s On Traveling Companions is one of the most eloquent and insightful passages on psychedelic play to have been written. The particular phenomenology that he describes is among the most empathetic and magical experiences one can undergo. In the text, Pendell describes a nature-laced imaginal in which two people...

Mushrooms by Mark Falmouth

Amplifying the Intensity: Waveform Festival review 2011

Waveform is a three day electronic dance festival, laced with psychedelic vibes, which this year was held near Taunton, in Somerset, England. An environmentally-friendly and sustainable event, Waveform delivered yet another brilliant party at a consciousness-raising rate and the outstanding sensual adventure is the subject of this creative review. Photography...

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Harmonious Anarchy: Hamswell Festival 2011

Just as a tuning fork rises to a point before falling away, an om crescendo became increasingly decadent as the Hamswell festival reached the height of its intensity in the very early hours of Sunday morning. Yet the total sound of the fork, the rise and the fall, is a...

Sunrise Psy by Mark Falmouth

Fragments of a Wolf’s Soul: Sunrise Celebration 2011 review

Sunrise Celebration is a four day sustainable living, arts and music festival, which took place in Somerset between the 2 -5 of June, 2011. With a host of workshops, psychedelic talks and music, folk, world, funk, reggae and off-grid living, Sunrise remains one of the most magical weekends of the...

By drfranklin

Resonance Dreaming: Nitrous Oxide, Nos and Hippie Crack

At one point there gathered an intensity. Midday on Saturday and the music festival was pulsing in the throng of its three-day ecstasy. After a wonky Friday night, Cole and myself had taken shelter from the glaring, hot sun and were sitting in a no-shoes, hookah and chai café. Colourful...

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A UK Magic Mushroom Flashback

At a time when we’re being encouraged to have our say politically, it seems appropriate to have a little Magic Mushroom flashback. The active ingredients of Psilocybe mushrooms (psilocybin and psilocin) were made schedule 1 drugs in the UK, in 1971, meaning possession and supply could land you a very...

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