Category Archives: what’s going on?

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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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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How the modern world makes us mentally unwell


From School of Life, Some of the ways that modern world we’ve built for ourselves and each other leads to so many of us struggling and becoming un-well. It’s so prevalent that we had to invent a name to call how we … Continue reading

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The Politics of Memory


Beware “The Master Narrative”. The Politics of Memory and mental health services. Continue reading

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I’m just a girl – Do Doubt


I’m just a girl In the world that’s all you’ll let me be Oh, I’ve had it up to! Oh, I’ve had it up to!! Oh, I’ve had it up to here Take this pink ribbon off my eyes I’m … Continue reading

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Chokehold: Stop and Frisk


Stop-and-frisks are brutal assertions of police dominance on African American men, through sexual harassment, torture and even terrorism. Continue reading

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What we need to talk about is…


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Wonder Woman at the UN


    Next instalment – Dainius Pras reveals his superpowers…

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