All posts filed under ‘Ruminations

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Evolving the image of the in-between

As a species, we are obsessed with means – not means to ends, but means to other means. We desire to possess that new thing – the latest phone, the shiny new car, the means to get to where we want to be, mentally, physically, as fast as humanly possible. In the back of our […]

This is not a protest

A recent stroll around the city of York led to a serendipitous pint at the Guy Fawkes Inn, the birthplace of the infamous anti-establishmentarian, and the only establishment in the city still illuminated by gas lamp. The subdued Victorian lighting lends the bar an antiquated charm. The walls are painted black to hide the staining […]

The mystery of the white horse

Tucked away in the hills of Oxfordshire, England, amid the upper slopes of the unassuming parish of Uffington, lies a series of winding trenches filled with crushed white chalk. Standing between the scoured lines offers only a hint of what their elegant convergence conveys from afar: a stylised image of a horse, its sinewy, curlicue […]

Homecoming

All trips start before they have begun and continue long after they have ended. Even the first sign of psychedelic awareness is the symptom of a subconscious event set in motion at an earlier point on a subtler sentient scale. It is the delayed grok that says alteration is already underway, like the ontic reverb […]