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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd March 1934 Born today: Bryan Bass, headmaster (City of London School)

23rd March 1933 Born today: Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)

23rd March 1905 Born today: Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)

23rd March 1889 The free Woolwich ferry service was launched by Sir Joseph Bazalgette.

23rd March 1861 London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating

23rd March 1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah premieres in London

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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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