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Psychedelic LSD Trip by Jonathan Zegarra

A Brief History of LSD in the Twenty-First Century

This article first appeared in the Psychedelic Press UK Journal (June, 2015 Volume III): An issue dedicated to the history and literature of psychedelics, and in particular LSD. Copies of which are available from the Psychedelic Press Shop here for £6. Since Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann accidentally discovered LSD’s psychedelic...

Exploring Entheogens

Exploring Entheogens: An African Perspective – July 19, 2015 London

Syllabification: en·the·o·gen Meaning: generating the divine / god within  Noun: A natural chemical substance, typically of plant origin, that is ingested to produce an alternative state of consciousness for religious or spiritual purposes. ============================================================ You are invited to attend Exploring Entheogens: A Pan-African Perspective When: Sunday 19th July 2015 Time:...

Tripping Spriggan

The Tripping Spriggan: An Anthology of Altered State Poetics is here!

The Tripping Spriggan: An Anthology of Altered State Poetics has been published in conjunction with Breaking Convention: International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness. The wonderful contributions that have gone to make up this anthology of poetry, which is centred on altered states of experience and consciousness, is extraordinarily eclectic. There’s a...

Fulford

Wonder Fields Festival coming this July in Devon

Wonder Fields Festival to bring spirit of wonder to Devon! The inaugural Wonder Fields Festival will be coming to fields in Devon from July 17th-19th 2015. The festival is taking place at Great Fulford, Dunsford near Exeter, but this is no Glastonbury Festival! Hosting just 500 fun-loving folk from across...

The Domestic Alchemist by Pip Waller

The Domestic Alchemist by Pip Waller

Authored by Pip Waller and released earlier this year by Leaping Hare Press, the Domestic Alchemist seems to have been written for both the learned reader of herbalism, and the beginner. Since the recipes for vinegars, soaps, deodorants and the variety of different gargles all appear straightforward, once the ingredients...

Breaking Convention 2015

Gearing Up with Dr Ben Sessa for Breaking Convention – 3rd International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness

  As we gear up for another fantastic Breaking Convention: 3rd International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness, we caught up with co-organiser, psychedelic researcher and author Dr Ben Sessa, about what’s going on at this year’s event, and why it’s such a brilliant occasion. You can check out the full line-up...

Shadow Dancer by Magdelena Roeseler

My First Darkness (Part 2): Purging through the Entheos

Through discovering the fascia of my insights – the lateral connectedness of various ideas over time – I have slowly begun to piece things together and in turn garner a deeper understanding on that which I already knew. “In an intentional space, I have been using entheogens to open myself...

Where The Wild Things Are by Greg Westfall (Creative Commons)

My First Darkness (Part 1): Night Terrors, Junkies, and Gore Films

A winding and informal journey through a life of invited darkness. My first adventures in the altered reality of the dreamscape were unsettling encounters with the darkness of my deep consciousness, struck as a child by what my parents called ‘night terrors’. Manifesting somewhere between wakefulness and sleeping, I remember...

Breaking Convention 2011

Sponsored Walk for Psychedelic Research

At a time when research with psychedelic medicines is beginning to rise to prominence once again, we feel it’s important to help support the charities that are making this important medicinal step – a step which will help address some of society’s worst mental illnesses. Myself and London-based artist Tom Andrews...

Trip RD97 by Gwendal Uguen Follow (Creative Commons)

A Pipe of Salvia

This is an extract from the novel Erin – featured in our latest journal – the book is available from both the Psychedelic Press UK bookshop and Amazon. Have I slept? I thought so, though I couldn’t be sure. My dreams had been so real; my reality seemingly but dreams....

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