• Fixin’ To Die

    Giving LSD To Housewives

    by  • January 18, 2011 • Fixin' To Die • 0 Comments

    Domestic Goddess tip: how to get through a day of kitchen drudgery. * (*not officially sanctioned by Nigella) This is an interesting documentary clip from the heyday of psychedelics research in the late 50s. Take a look at the interview with the acid-keen psychologist near the end: “That’s what death will be like. And...

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    Sandbrook on the Summer of Love

    by  • July 30, 2006 • Fixin' To Die, Research Material • 0 Comments

    There’s a review of Dominic Sandbrook’s White Heat: A History of Britain in the Swinging Sixties in today’s Sunday Times culture section. It’s part political history – looking at the coming to power of Howard Harold Wilson – part cultural history of the era. The reviewer, Peter Clarke, concludes that it’s a “lively narrative”...

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    It’s A Love Thing

    by  • July 25, 2006 • Fixin' To Die • 0 Comments

    It’s 29 years since the ‘Summer of Love’ (now trade-marked, apparently, fact fans).  Thirty years would have made a nice, round figure, but I went and published the book a year early. What’s this got to do with Jack of Ravens?  Read the book… The whole hippie experience has developed its own mythology.  It...

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