Monthly Archives: February 2017

Hurt – Johnny Cash


I hurt myself today To see if I still feel I focus on the pain The only thing that’s real         Johnny Cash I hurt myself today To see if I still feel I focus on the … Continue reading

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Wordy Rappinghood – Tom Tom Club


Words cant say what they mean, don’t mean what they say… Continue reading

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MADx – WTF ??? Fri 12th May, 2017


Put it where you put your date things. or don’t, because you know, WTF? We’re always looking out for new performers, new rebels – especially if it’s your first time. So if you want to have a go then WTF, … Continue reading

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you see all kinds of weird shit


  Hector DeJean, played by Rhys Ifans, is a stereotypical hard-ass-jerk character in “Berlin Station”, here he’s being interviewed/ interrogated  for an investigation into an “op” that went “bad”. This is his response to being asked : Tell me more … Continue reading

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Experiences of being a psychiatric patient in the community, reclassified as “other’’


What’s it like being designated as a “psychiatric patient” reclassified from human being to “case” ? I wonder, even,  how many of you have even met a clinician who could be bothered to ask. Here’s one who does ask, Janecke Thesen … Continue reading

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Suicides in northern Saskatchewan a result of colonization, not mental illness


From December, report at CBC News on a community Medicine Gathering to talk about a wave of young people ending their lives. Psychologist Dr. Darien Thira explains how suicide is not a sickness but a response to terrible unbearable pain; … Continue reading

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Canadian judge rules in favor of forcibly adopted First Nations survivors


Government is responsible for trauma of 16,000 indigenous children removed from families between 1965 and 1984, judge said. Continue reading

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Moanin’ Mingus


  Uh Huh! Oooooooo- hoo!  

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I’m afraid of Americans – David Bowie


I’m afraid of Americans I’m afraid of the world I’m afraid I can’t help it I’m afraid I can’t I’m Afraid of Americans David Bowie Uh-uh-uh uh, uh, uh-uh uh-uh-uh Johnny’s in America No tricks at the wheel Uh-uh-uh uh, … Continue reading

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Montreal – Hearing Voices Training Workshops – April 2017


Montreal! Opportunity to learn with and from each other – Hearing Voices Workshops in April 2017 Continue reading

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