Monthly Archives: February 2017

Stratford to Rio – Shakespeare as “treatment”


BBC News spotlight on the work of Vitor Pordeus and how he combines roles of art therapist and Psychiatrist,  using theatre to offer people new ways to explore states of mind, identity, role, and being in the world. Lets face … Continue reading

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Primordial Mind


If, like me, you live your life knowing first-hand and full-well, from bearing daily witness to the limitations of  thought, logic, reason and order as both over-indulged, over-privileged, overrated,  as well as limited and limiting our ways of understanding  the … Continue reading

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Diagnostical Bolloxupification


If the institution and business of psychiatry can make up disorders “because we could” then we can make up names for what that their doing that does to we humans. Neologism is not, as they would have it, a “symptom” … Continue reading

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The Bottle – Gil Scott Heron


See that black boy over there, runnin’ scared His ol’ man’s in a bottle. He done quit his 9 to 5 to drink full time So now he’s livin’ in the bottle. See that Black boy over there, runnin’ scared … Continue reading

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the revolution will not be televised – Gil Scott Heron


You will not be able to stay home, brother The revolution will not give your mouth sex appeal… There will be no reruns The revolution will be live….         Gil Scott Heron explaining what they meant by … Continue reading

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the first revolution… Gil Scott Heron


“The first revolution is when you change your mind about how you look at things, and see there might be another way to look at it that you have not been shown. What you see later on is the results … Continue reading

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The Dialogic – Mikhail Bahktin


I’ve had an interest in and been working in dialogue for many years, much of what I’d learned came from a different source, people like David Bohm, Peter Senge, William Isaacs and its application in working with teams and in … Continue reading

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