Todays review discusses the Edinburgh fringe show Sing Sistah Sing! Tales of Transatlantic Freedom – which is the next edition of Andrea Baker’s Sing Sistah Sing! series. I had the pleasure of attending […]
Paradise Lost – Memory, Health Inequality and Injustice
In today’s article Christina and John explore our relationships with our memories. The article builds from a recent piece (see link) written by Claudia Hammond (the author of The Art of Rest).
What We Can Learn From The ‘Don’t Let Me Die In Phoenix’ Series About Post-Traumatic Stress:
In today’s article John Davis draws out lessons from his near death experience regarding Post-Traumatic Stress and seeks to ‘normalise’ our ideas concerning mental health by explaining that mental well being is […]
Don’t Let Me Die In Phoenix Article 12: Come Home
Article 11 explained that I was finally home but that getting home was only the start of things. Something of the experience, of getting home but things never being the same again, […]
Change Comes From Within: Muhammad Ali, Country Music, Scotland and Unity
The death of Muhammad Ali led me to write an article for Common Space concerning what we could learn from Ali’s life. – see the link to the article here the two […]
The Budget Review: Smoke, Mirrors And Westminster Sabre Rattling.
It’s been 40 days since any text was posted in this blog. So thanks to Wordathlon for her blog, ‘the opposite of war’ for helping with a beginning and stimulating this post. Thinking […]
Toughness, Forgiveness and Moving On: Its not what you moan about that counts, it’s what changes that counts.
Apologies for the late night nature of this post – it has been rushed out ahead of time because its contents suddenly became very pertinent to todays events. There will no doubt […]
Sometimes It’s Hard To be A ‘Natural Woman’?: But, #LoveWins If We Recognise, ‘None Of Us Are Free Until All Of Us Are Free’ (Post 1)
This post quickly questions notions of gender normalisation by connecting ideas from queer studies to the notion that people have multiple identities. It concludes that we should not judge one woman against […]