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by Andrea 'Alam' Sciarne

Entheogens of Antiquity: The Golden Apples of Immortality by Scott Teitsworth

This article was written by Scott Teitsworth – author of Krishna in the Sky with Diamonds – and appeared in the PsypressUK 2013: Anthology of Pharmacography. PsypressUK 2014 is out now and available here. I recently discovered a fascinating connection between ancient Indian and Greek myths, which reveals a similar reverence for psychedelic substances...

by Lucy Brown

Psychedelics: More Real than Real

This article was written by Dimka Drewczynski and originally appeared in the PsypressUK 2013 Anthology of Drug Writing. PsypressUK 2014 is out now and available here. “There is no way you can use the word “reality” without quotation marks around it.” – Joseph Campbell  Appreciating how the world exists depends...

Sunrise Celebration is back

Sunrise Celebration festival is back!

Sunrise Celebration 29th May – 1st June 2014, Chepstow Estate, nr Bristol Brand new site, just outside Bristol The main stage will be hosted by those Diplomats of Sound and firm festival favourites, Chai Wallahs The Sundance Arena, including the Waveform dance stage, Cat’s Cradle stage and visionary art gallery...

Reverend Nemu wired up for some Psilocybin

Occupy, Anarchy, and the Apocalypse: An interview with Reverend Nemu

Hi Reverend Nemu, thank you for agreeing to answer some of our questions. Science Revealed, part 1 of the Nemu’s End series, has just been published. The whole project is concerned with the apocalypse, but not necessarily the ‘end of the world’ variety filled with fire and brimstone. Could you...

By Lorna Johnson [2]

Ayahuasca and the Release of the Black Demon by Mark Flaherty

This excerpt, by Mark Flaherty, is from his book Shedding the Layers: How Ayahuasca Saved More than my Skin and appeared in the PsypressUK 2013: Anthology of Pharmacography. PsypressUK 2014 is out now and available here. As the sun begins to disappear behind the treetops, the shamans remove the brew from the fire, filtering and...

Dr. Ben Sessa

A Psychedelic Researcher: The Pitfalls and Pleasures Campaigning for Psychedelic Research in the British Medical Profession, the Media and the General Public

This article  first appeared in the PsypressUK 2013: Anthology of Pharmacography. PsypressUK 2014 is out now and available here. A brief Biography I qualified in medicine from UCL, London, in 1997, specialised in mental health and now spend most of my time working as a child and adolescent psychiatrist in...

The Chequered Sun by Edmond Griffith-Jones - Featured in PsypressUK 2012

Reservoir Drugs: The Enduring Myth of LSD in the Water Supply

This essay is featured in Andy Roberts’ collection Acid Drops: Adventures in Psychedelia (2016) When chemist Albert Hofmann’s accidental alchemy created LSD, a.k.a acid, in 1938 he unleashed on the world a drug so powerful that it had the power to permanently change lives and alter the individuals’ core beliefs...

Tin Village Talk

Off Grid: One Planet Community Festival – August 2014

Off Grid: One Planet Community Festival  Thoulstone Park August 14th – 17th 2014  ANOTHER WORLD IS POSSIBLE Welcome to what will be an open space, hand crafted for reconnection and re-imagination. Off Grid is an opportunity to breathe deeply and tread lightly. This summer, join their newly indigenous tribe of builders, growers,...

Anointed Ones

The Anointed Ones: Secrets of the Messiah Medicine by Michael Albert-Puleo

Title: The Anointed Ones: Secrets of the Messiah Medicine [HB] Author: Michael Albert-Puleo Publisher: Mythobotanical Press ISBN: 0312222726 Year: 2008 [2009] The Anointed Ones is concerned with a religious sacrament, referred to as the ‘Messiah Medicine’, that was purportedly employed by ancient Jews and Early Christians. The ointment conferred visions...

Science Revealed

Messiah apprehended at Heathrow

To the Manic Messianic Man, Clinical stages of type 3 [Jerusalem Syndrome] • Anxiety, agitation, nervousness and tension, plus other unspecified reactions. • Declaration of the desire to split away from the group or the family and to tour Jerusalem alone… • A need to be clean and pure: obsession...

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