Monthly Archives: April 2016

18/04/16 400 years ago, Shakespeare understood mental ill health. There’s no excuse for ignorance today 

   Hamlet. To be, or not to be- that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer  The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune  Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,  And by opposing end them. … Continue reading

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12/04/16 A hanging! A hanging! Oh goody, a hanging! 

This week, Stephen Fry has been called out as an all round bad guy when he, according to the Guardian, exclaimed the following when talking about the self pity he believes that motivates individual requests for trigger warnings… “It’s a … Continue reading

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06/04/16 39 years

A young boy, 12 years and 1 month to the day, would lie in futile defiance on his bed,  top button undone, black tie askew, funeral unattended, whispering, ‘Not even for you, mum,’ Breathe in…breathe out, Blackbirds singing – almost … Continue reading

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