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Peyote Hunt by Barbara G. Myerhoff

In 1966, American anthropologists Barbara G. Myerhoff (1935-1985) and Peter T. Furst, set out on a peyote pilgrimage together with a small group of Huichol Indians, led by a shaman named Ramón Medina Silva. Their destination was Wirikuta in the...

BoomTown Fair’s Menagerie of Mini Venues!

THURDAY 8th – SUNDAY 11th AUGUST 2013 MATTERLY ESTATE – WINCHESTER BoomTownfair.co.uk http://www.radioboomtown.co.uk/ Since BoomTown Fair’s upgrade to city status in 2012, not only has the population of the city expanded but so has the amount of mini venues throwing...

Lost Theory Festival preview 2013

LOST THEORY FESTIVAL 2013 • 4 STAGES • 6 DAYS • ART INSTALLATIONS • PERFORMANCE • LECTURES • WORKSHOPS • HEALING GARDEN • CINEMA • FUNKTION ONE SOUND • EXPLORATION • MARKETS • CHILDREN AREA • FULL NATURE • The...

Prospero – Shakespeare’s Shaman

The following article has been authored and kindly contributed to PsypressUK.com by Robert Tindall. “Animism” is a concept first introduced into anthropological circles by one of its founders, Edward Tylor, as the belief in supernatural beings permeating the natural world. In...

Erin by Robert Dickins

Rob Dickins is well known as a guru of psychedelia and an avid participant in the British festival scene and here, in his first novella, he blends the two ingredients in a startlingly original and creative fusion. Erin takes place...

Green Medicine by Margaret B. Kreig

Originally published in 1964 ‘Green Medicine: The Search for Plants that Heal…’ is written by Margaret B. Kreig. This review is written from the 1st UK hardback edition, 1965. The book explores humanity’s recent botanical investigations in order to discern...

The Physicalism of Hallucinations

Within the realm of folk psychology, defined as ‘common sense’ by your author, humans in the western world have been shunted down a pathway of thought that seems to write off the ideas, images and concepts gleaned from certain altered states...

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