The Role of Journalism in History

In his section on Opium in the book, This is Your Mind on Plants, the author Michael Pollan writes about how his first story that was to appear in the leading newspapers in the 1990s was redacted and cut after a legal review. (The entire essay is printed in the book that was published 20 … Continue reading “The Role of Journalism in History”

Plant Influences

March is a beautiful time where we live. The spring equinox is approaching, the moon is waxing and the beautiful luminous joy it brings every evening has to be seen to be believed. It is also the month of the great flowering. All around us, the Earth seems to be bursting into bloom. One evening … Continue reading “Plant Influences”

2022 Reading

It is that time of year when we cannot believe another year has gone by and simultaneously ponder on what a long year it was. The quixotic nature of time – once again making a fool of us all. It is also the time I look back fondly on the books that lit up my … Continue reading “2022 Reading”