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Episode 153: witchcraft

In this episode we are going to dive into the world of witchcraft with Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold who is a behavioral psychologist, anthropologist and master brewer. During the last 25 years he has travelled extensively in search of traditional wisdom and spiritual legacies, with a particular focus on African and Afro derived traditions along with what is generally defined as traditional witchcraft in Europe. This has led to deep involvement with several streams of wisdom, such as traditional Ifá, Haitian Vodou, Palo Mayombe, Quimbanda and a rich knowledge of witchcraft in general. 

Check out his website Sacred Alchemy Store, his blog The Starry Cave or if you are interested in his books go to Scarlet Imprint.

Music featured in this episode:

Alchemy

www.alchemusic.bandcamp.com

www.soundcloud.com/alchemy

www.facebook.com/alchemusic

Episode 113: heart medicine

In this episode my guest is author Elizabeth Bast and artist Chor Boogie. Elizabeth has written a book called Heart Medicine: A True Love Story that tells an intimate story of a healing journey with the African sacred medicine known as Iboga in an effort to cure Chor Boogies heroin addiction. To find out more check out their individual websites: www.ebast.net and www.chorboogie.com.

Music featured in this episode:

Gabon People

Episode 91: the last alchemist

In this episode I am joined by author and historian Iain McCalman who is a research professor at the University of Sydney. He is a specialist in eighteenth-century and early-nineteenth British and European history. We are mainly going to focus on his book about the mysterious alchemist Count Cagliostro called The Last Alchemist. Also check out iainmccalman.com.au and The Reef.

Music featured in this episode:

The Gentlemen's Anti-Temperance League

www.thegatl.com

thegatl.bandcamp.com

www.facebook.com/thegatl