Ayahuasca or Yage, an update

The hysteria is dying down somewhat, the phone calls and emails drawn in and resulting from rudimentary google searches for Ayahuasca or Yage have now ceased to find my blog. But I remain pensive. A family in Bristol will still grieve for their son. I was recently in Peru, the country where all those years Read more about Ayahuasca or Yage, an update[…]

Trying Ayahuasca or Yage: the Hallucinogenic Brew from the Amazon

I figured, I’d link my first article for the entertaining website the Scrib here on my website. For those thinking of trying yage/ ayahuasca please read this and feel free to comment. This is not for everyone, and please, be sure to investigate the proposed shamanic retreat and be safe. Not normally one for any Read more about Trying Ayahuasca or Yage: the Hallucinogenic Brew from the Amazon[…]

Religion in Colombia, Weighing in and Respecting the Syncretism

Let me set the record straight from the start, I am not critical of any religion, I can appreciate religious syncretism, I can respect Catholicism, Evangelism, Buddhism, Islam, Paganism – to name just a few – and whatever the beliefs of others and I am determined to be liberal towards any religion…despite not being particularly Read more about Religion in Colombia, Weighing in and Respecting the Syncretism[…]

Pender Island: A Personal Journey

The Apple Tree on Newport Ave The neon sign is switched off but even without its garish blue and red illumination reads OPEN out to sea. To me it’s backwards. Today it’s redundant as all of the café’s patrons have arrived by car along the surprisingly hilly and well-paved roads of Pender island. My grandfather Read more about Pender Island: A Personal Journey[…]

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