Naming the Writer

    One of the aspects of being a writer that I am currently contemplating, as I sit at my desk with a cup of coffee, is the idea of a pseudonym.  I’m not wholly comfortable about publishing work in my own name.  I write this online magazine in my real name and that is okay but, at the moment, I feel uncomfortable about putting … Continue reading Naming the Writer

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There’s No Escaping the Truth

I have been reflecting on my work as a Counsellor and Psychotherapist and about society and humanity.  I wish to share with you a simple truth that I always find underneath any problem behaviour in people.  The good news is that problem behaviour can be overcome. You are responsible for your own behaviour, in the present day.  No matter what you have been through in … Continue reading There’s No Escaping the Truth

Words in Cryogenic Suspension

“You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.” – Saul Bellow.     From midnight to 3am, while my village falls silent and stars twinkle against the vast blackness of the sky, most people around me travel to the ‘Land of Nod’.  That is where they experience adventurous dreams.  While creatures of the day snuggle down, … Continue reading Words in Cryogenic Suspension