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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

6th December 1948 Born today: Jonathan King, London, singer (Everyone's Gone to the Moon)

6th December 1943 Born today: Mike Smith, London Engld, rocker/pianist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)

6th December 1892 Born today: F Osbert S Sitwell, London, poet/writer (Out of the Flame)

6th December 1883 Harrods original shop burns down, forcing the build of a much larger shop.go to related location

6th December 1817 William Bligh, who suffered mutiny on HMS Bounty, passed away in Bond Street, London.go to related location

6th December 1769 Silk cutters Doyle and Valline were hanged for inciting rioting in Bethnal Green

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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