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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th January 1986 The Wapping dispute begins with 6,000 newspaper workers going on strike after protracted negotiation with their employers, News International breaks down.

24th January 1958 Squeeze pianist & TV presenter Jools Holland was born in Blackheath, London.

24th January 1664 Born today: John Vanbrugh, London, dramatist/architect (baptized)

The Diary of a Drug Fiend



The Diary of a Drug Fiend

This is where Aleister Crowley dictated his masterpiece.

Location: 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London

Description: This is where Magickal author Aleister Crowley, at the age of 46, dictated his masterpiece, The Diary of a Drug Fiend, to Leah Hirsig, his Scarlet Woman. They were both staying here, and it reportedly took twenty-seven days, twelve and a half hours to complete it.

It's Crowley's definitive document on the theory behind the Magickal Record.

As the title implies, the diary is central to the cure of two drug addicts.


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The Diary of a Drug Fiend

This is where Aleister Crowley dictated his masterpiece.


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