Parentalism – You should read this!

I don’t know about you but I am quite offended when others are parental towards me yet some don’t seem to care or are perhaps oblivious. Take for example someone about to set off on a hundred mile plus journey – as they were about to step through the front door they...

Life in 5 chapters

I am grateful to my friend Isobel for drawing my attention to the following poem. CHAPTER 1 I walk down the street. There’s a deep hole in the sidewalk. And I fall in. I am lost. I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. CHAPTER 2 I walk...

Carry on bullying – a sequel

Bullying is a very emotional experience for the ‘victim’. It taps at the very core of our being. So, how do we react when we are being bullied? Is there something in the way that I, as a victim, respond that lets the bully know that s/he is pushing the right buttons...

PyschoSound Workshop

A workshop giving the opportunity to explore and control a variety of electronic sounds in a small group, with the help of accessible technology, to create pieces of music simply by moving. By pressing switch pads and breaking invisible beams, we will experiment with...

Carry on bullying

So many people appear to enjoy bullying that it appears that it will never stop. Of course it’s the bullies and the spectators who enjoy it but even so do some victims it would appear – given that it gains them some time on TV. Bullying has become a popular aspect of...

The car won’t start – kick it!

How many of us have been tempted to do just that? If not kick it at least get annoyed and shout at it; as with the computer which appears to have a mind of its own. We get angry with ‘objects’. We blame them for not working properly – ‘it’s the car’s fault for making...