Tag Archives: Telling Stories

We need better stories about trauma and mental health.

Last weekend I weekend I went to the Royal Court Theatre to see the play Cypress Avenue, a play by David Ireland that was originally written in 2012. I was troubled by it on the night, and I have been … Continue reading

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Quote Challenge – Day 2

OK day 2 of the quote challenge. I was nominated by the lovely Laurie from the lovely blog Meditations in Motion. As well as blogging brilliantly about range of things, including running, she also wrote this lovely post about her … Continue reading

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Objects with meaning – do you want to join in?

A few weeks ago I started running a series of posts about ‘objects with meaning’, by which I meant objects that have personal importance to us, so that they may make up part of our emotional story or landscape. You … Continue reading

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Mark Thomas, The Red Shed, Telling Stories and Emotional Truth

Yesterday we went to see The Red Shed by Mark Thomas as Battersea Arts Centre. We go there on a fairly regular basis. We’ve only started going since a fire consumed the roof of their great hall. They are currently … Continue reading

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