First published in The Sun-Herald, 2005
It has been six years since I washed the last of the Indian dust from my skin but when I step out of the Mumbai airport into that press of bodies, that laden air, it rises up in me from the vaults of memory. Ah, yes. This place.
First published in Men’s Style, Spring 2005
It’s a dash of liquid on the tongue then – hold on – here comes the spike! Wow, that was alright. How about you? Hello? You awake? Breathing? Kate Hamilton plots the highs and lows of GHB.
First published in Good Weekend, March 29, 2003
William S. Burroughs loathed it, Timothy Leary loved it, but most people scarcely know it exists. It’s DMT, a powerful hallucinogen that offers a mind-blowing and sometimes terrifying high … as well as a possible explanation for everything from schizophrenia to alien encounters.