My phone just pinged to tell me the International Space Station is passing overheard so I hauled myself out of bed onto the terrace. It’s warm out, still in the middle of a heatwave, but night and gently breezy. It’s actually really quite nice. There’s not a cloud in the sky and the twenty or […]

Psilocybin. D-methyltryptamine. Ayahuaska. Psychedelics. Ingesting Dreams. Transcending Spacetime. Alien Worlds. Encounters with Angels. Meeting the Machine Elves. Psilocybin occurs naturally in Magic Mushrooms. The laboratory isolated the psychoactive chem, distilling it as Dimethyltryptamine or D.M.T. It’s often called the Spirit Molecule. Psychedelics are fascinating. For decades – particularly since public research was abruptly curtailed by […]

Thinking aloud about instinct versus forethought, how the former is favoured by intense reaction-feelings and mythologised a thousand ways in human society while the latter is labelled passionless, not as authentic, worthy of less trust. Like so much that’s terra homo sapiens, the reality and our future may realise it’s completely topsy turvy; the precise opposite of what’s current social axiom.

Habits become boring. Conventions are the inheriting, by stealth, of degraded traditions – the indiscriminate baggage of past generations. Salary jobs are the archetypes of conformist routine. Careers make fait accompli of a dangerous faith in impersonal networks of shared self-interest. It seems to work out for most, rewarding (on very limiting terms) the giving […]

Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Bill was defeated by over 220 votes, the largest defeat suffered by a British government in the country’s long and varied history. But does it change anything? What happens next? Labour and Corbyn has table a NO CONFIDENCE motion against Theresa May and the Conservative government. They’ll be supported by all […]