About Charlie Corisepa the author

Charlie Corisepa began a career in international development working for a large UK NGO at their headquarters raise funding for projects across the world and visiting the Shuar rainforest tribe in Morona Santiago, Ecuador. Charlie’s passion for the rainforest continued after an MSc at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) in globalisation and development….

‘The Roots in the Heart’ novel released

Today is the day. It’s time to officially say, I’ve published a novel. I loved writing it and I want to share it with you. So here it is…  #charliecorisepa#therootsintheheart #writing #novel #rainforest #amazon #love#addiction #ayahuasca #sober#soberevolution The roots in the heart: Adventures in addiction, ayahuasca and the Amazon. Available to buy in Kindle and paperback: Buy now Carla has loved…

Simon Amstell and the Amazon

I once met Simon Amstell outside the Hope and Anchor in Islington. I was huge fan of his when he was on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, who can forget that glorious Amy Winehouse episode? My friend urged me to approach him after we had had a rather long relaxed Sunday lunch and I did so…

The healing power of the rainforest

The Harakmbut tribe with whom I worked for a year know that there are so many plants with incredible healing powers that we do not even know about in ‘western’ medicine. The International Centre for Ethnobotanical Education, Research and Service (ICEERS) issued a report on ayahuasca  in 2013 saying that clinical trials showed it to…