Apocalypse 2020: Covid, ‘conspiracy theories’ and waking from the dream

There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see Leonardo da Vinci *Apocalypse, going back to its Greek origins, means uncovering/unveiling/revelation* In a previous post on this blog (here) I referenced the ‘suicides’ of Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington in 2017, a year… Read More Apocalypse 2020: Covid, ‘conspiracy theories’ and waking from the dream

Praise be to plant medicine, skater freaks and Skin from Skunk Anansie’s wee dog

So I started this blog in 2016 after I’d been for my first Ayahuasca retreat (three nights on the gooey jungle juice) and the shaman bird facilitating it asked me if I had one (a blog). I’d gone to the forest in Amsterdam for three days and nights on the occasion of my 35th birthday… Read More Praise be to plant medicine, skater freaks and Skin from Skunk Anansie’s wee dog

Are you mentally ill or are you waking up?

We shall not cease from exploration/And the end of all our exploring/Will be to arrive where we started/And know the place for the first time   TS Eliot When I attended a talk last year by a shamanic practitioner sharing his experience of mental illness symptoms sometimes being indicative of a kind of (painful) awakening to one’s true… Read More Are you mentally ill or are you waking up?