Celebrating 155 Years Of ‘Alice In Wonderland’

So, this week, on the 26th of November, literature’s favourite psychonaut — Miss Alice, of Wonderland — turns 155! Yes, it’s really been over a century–and–a–half since Lewis Carroll sat down and wrote a very special story. A story that has remained a children’s favourite and a pop cultural phenomenon — even helping to name […]

What Is San Pedro Cactus?

Riddle me this: What is incredibly bitter to the tongue, but shamans claim the pure of heart “will not taste the bitterness”? What has a light to dark green hue, and can grow around 10 to 20 feet tall? (the tallest ever being 40ft tall!). What grows only at high altitudes (between 6,500 and 10,000 […]

Psychedelic Heroes: Timothy Leary

Timothy Francis Leary, Ph.D. was an American psychologist and one of the foremost proponents of the wonders of LSD, among other psychedelics. You may have heard his popular catchphrase, “Turn on, tune in, drop out”, which characterised the hippie movement.  I Don’t Give a Damn ‘Bout My Reputation Born on October 22, 1920, an only […]

Sex On Shrooms

Sex On Magic Mushrooms Recreational drugs and sex have always been intertwined. Associated with the illicit and taboo, despite their increasing normalisation, they still tend to go hand in hand. Of course there are many different types of drugs, and many different types of sex. And, of course, we are only discussing the mutually consensual […]

Oregon Votes YES To Psilocybin

Oregon Votes YES To Psilocybin So— it’s finally happening! Oregon just became the 1st US state to legalize psilocybin on Tuesday night— which also happened to be Election Day (as you may have heard…)  Also referred to as Measure 109, Oregon residents voted to allow access to psilocybin for therapeutic use. Even without a note […]

What Are Magic Mushroom Spores?

Tending to something and watching it grow is always a fulfilling experience. Some people love to grow orchids, others plant their avocado stones, some might feed bugs to their Venus flytraps. Since lockdown especially, even those who never considered themselves ‘green fingered’ have jumped on the gardening train. With sales of plants and seeds through […]

Can Psychedelics Treat Narcissism?

Can Psychedelics Treat Narcissism? The advent of social media has given everyone with a smartphone the “illusion of celebrity”. For many, the number of likes and followers has become the be-all and end-all. Whatever your point of view, this self-absorption has led older generations to label digital natives as “narcissists”. Contrary to popular belief, a […]