Julian Vayne is a writer and practitioner living in the British Isles. He has contributed to various collections of essays, and for two years edited Pagan Voice, a monthly UK based Pagan newspaper. Titles include; Pharmakon: Drugs and the Imagination, Magick Works: Stories of occultism in theory and practice and Deep Magic Begins here… tales and Techniques of Practical Occultism. Julian has contributed articles to academic publications including The New Generation Witches: Teenage Witchcraft in Contemporary Cultureand Seeking the Sacred With Psychoactive Substances: Chemical Paths to Spirituality and God. He is a founding member of Transform Drug Policy Foundation and Chair of The Friends of The Boscastle Museum of Witchcraft charity.