Category Archives: Crazy World

Barrie MacVicar


Barrie MacVicar, by whom I’m greatly honored to have been called “friend” passed from this earthly life on Friday 9 Mar 2019. Barrie was born in unusual circumstances – on a ferry to the mainland – and from his early … Continue reading

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It’s not about health, its not very caring and it’s not a system.


          Alex Jadad: “The fact is that the stystem is unsustainable as it is. Even if we’re comfortable, that level of comfort is dangerous because it could end up consuming everything that we have and yet … Continue reading

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Boxing Kitty…


Boxing Kitty says…

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forced to sin – Emanuel Jal


My dreams are like torments My every moment Voices in my brain of friends that were slain… ..telling me keep going, dont give up        

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Trauma and the Goldilocks zone…


Are you traumatized enough? …too much? … or just the right amount? …”to qualify for services” Specifically, “…to qualify for inclusion” in a study being conducted into into a new therapeutic approach advertising itself as “trauma informed therapy”. What it … Continue reading

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How we can bring about mental health support to refugees – Essam Daod-


Essam Daod shares a story of  one way we can bring brief, important support to refugees at critical times. And also offers us a window of insight into how any of us might support any other of us  midst potentially … Continue reading

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She’s Got a Friend Called Katie – The Indiana Drones


 

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What’s Goin’ on? Marvin Gaye


“What’s Going On” Mother, mother There’s too many of you crying Brother, brother, brother There’s far too many of you dying You know we’ve got to find a way To bring some lovin’ here today – Ya Father, father We … Continue reading

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Hypernormalization – Adam Curtis


Hyernormalization – a documentary by Adam Curtis. Adam Curtis: I have a new film going up on iPlayer this Sunday – the 16th. Here’s a background to what the film is about. And a trail. We live in a time … Continue reading

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I am not your Negro – James Baldwin


James Baldwin. James Baldwin locating with startling clarity the problem and where it lies. “The question for white people is why is it necessary to have ‘the nigger’ in the first place?” “I am not ‘a nigger’.  I’m a man. If … Continue reading

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