Tag Archives: Mind

Another Storybird Book

Here is the third part of the weekend trilogy. Sayitsok showed me the Storybird site and I will always be grateful – it is such a good place to create stories. In this third story, you can find out why … Continue reading

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I shall be wearing my poppy this weekend. The has been so much written over the years about the symbolic role of the poppy, with proponents and antagonists shouting at each other about whether it has any place in today’s … Continue reading

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An Arrogance of Psychologists

On one of the major social network sites there is a thread running at the moment – it has been running for 4 months in fact – based on a simple question “What is the best way to treat phobia?” … Continue reading

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When I was a teenager at a Catholic school we received a stern pep talk about masturbation.  The meta-message was “We are all doomed.”  I decided to have a look around to see if the position has changed – it … Continue reading

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Fix Autism? (via Aspergers : A Mom’s Eye View)

It is so nice to be able to bring this blog to your attention If we could fix Autism, would we?  I recently attended a conference where a geneticist presented some very exciting advances in current autism research – leading … Continue reading

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The air is changing.  It is the first weekend in September and summer seems to be waving its last flags of welcome, opening the door to autumn.  I went to photograph one of my favourite places this morning at dawn, … Continue reading

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Melvyn Bragg on his Mental Illness

“You get through it but it never goes away..” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-10653473

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