Parapsychological Adventures in Vietnam

Dragons Greeting Clouds In Vietnam, when there are favourable conditions for anything they say Rồng gặp mây, meaning ‘Like dragons greeting clouds’. Here, in Ha Long (meaning ‘Descending Dragon’) from 6-8 December 2019, the conditions were indeed favourable for an extraordinary meeting between a group of Western parapsychologists and Eastern practitioners. Organized by the equally…

Paranormal Review 96

Parapsychology in the Far East The Paranormal Review has been more than a magazine for me, it has been a journey through all that is going on in the world of psychical research. And so, the magazine itself has been something like a documentary project. It can never be a pure documentation because I am…

Leicester Through the Looking Glass

The 43rd Annual International Conference of the Society for Psychical Research, Leicester, 2019 Eyes closed, I held the folded piece of paper to my forehead. Nothing. A dried sheet of bleached wood pulp at room temperature. Then close to my ear, as if it might speak to me. Now, I began to get something: it…

Psi on the Tyne

The 42nd Annual International Conference of the Society for Psychical Research, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2018 Newcastle made a singular impression on me as I stepped off the train. The familiar Victorian station led out into a strange landscape. The Lady Boys of Bangkok had encamped before the rearing block of Jury’s Inn, the venue for…