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Spirit Plant Medicine Conference

Spirit Plant Medicine Conference

UBC, Vancouver, October 26~28, 2012 In this period of rapid change, the call to individual and collective awakening is clear. It’s beyond coincidence that the use of visionary/healing/awakening plants such as ayahuasca, psilocybe mushrooms, iboga, peyote, cannabis, and others is spreading rapidly at this time. When encountered in the best...

The Pursuit of Oblivion

The Pursuit of Oblivion by Richard Davenport-Hines

Originally published in 2001 ‘The Pursuit of Oblivion: A Global History of Narcotics 1500-2000’ by Richard Davenport-Hines is a very well researched and densely packed history that documents changing attitudes to drugs in society. Davenport-Hines is a writer and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. His previous works include ‘Sex,...

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Nutt’s Psilocybin Research: Overcoming Folk Psychology

Of course I had heard the folk psychology of mind expansion before, I thought, as I took my first chew on what seemed to be a rather unappetising looking rotten straw. But that began during the flush of youth, before one could have foreseen the tragedy of cognition whittling away...

Regeneration

Regeneration this November

Regeneration At the Tabernacle, 35 Powis Square, London. W11 2AY SATURDAY 17TH – SUNDAY 18TH  NOVEMBER 2012 Limited ‘Early Bird’ Tickets available at The Tabernacle (www.tabernaclew11.com) at £47 (weekend) and £27 (day) Contact Regenration: info@regenerationfestival.org.uk Website: www.regenerationfestival.org.uk   An interactive weekend of exploring altered states of experience.     10%...

Three questions for our readers…

Three questions for our readers…

We’re eyes to the front here at PsypressUK at the moment, along with the forthcoming printed edition of the magazine, Psychedelic Press UK online will be getting a little makeover during the next few months. Your opinions about the magazine are invaluable to this process and if you could spare a minute to answer some brief...

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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...

Over the Moon

A Trip Over the Moon

This years Over The Moon Festival was reviewed for Psychedelic Press UK by Thomas Connolly. The festival formerly known as ‘Out of the Ordinary’, which ran from 2007, changed its name this year to ‘Over the Moon’ and shifted the dates slightly to coincide with not only the autumn equinox...

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The Wandering Word at Shambala festival 2012

The following review of the Wandering Word at Shambala festival is written by Huni Bee, “For those who haven’t seen and those who haven’t heard, come inside, come inside, to the Wandering Word.” Once again, The Wandering Word at Shambala was a hive of excitement with the vagrant collective’s tenderly...

Over the Moon 2012

Preview: Over the Moon festival 2012

Over the Moon festival is a green and family-friendly event, celebrating music, art and environmental awareness that takes place on Friday 14 September until Sunday 16 September, 2012, Hempstead Lane, Hailsham in East Sussex, UK. Jim Mitchell, the festival organiser says, “Over the Moon is an opportunity for people to...

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