Mirror Mirror


“I’m reflective only in the sense that I learn to move forward. I reflect with a purpose.” –Kobe Bryant.      Having the time to think, rather than trying to create time to think, has been a benefit, and sometimes a curse, gifted to us by this lock-down experience.  Coronavirus has brought much of normal … Continue reading Mirror Mirror

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Mental Cut and Paste


An activity I use with clients who may have communication difficulties, is that of collage making.  Communication difficulties can happen for a very broad range of reasons.  For example, a person may have experienced a trauma and so may either be unable to, or may not want to, use words to communicate.  Sometimes, disability may … Continue reading Mental Cut and Paste

A Societal View of Tess


    I recently re-read one of my favourite books.  As I sit at my desk today, savouring my coffee, I am reflecting on this beautiful book.  It is one of Thomas Hardy’s (1840 – 1928) best loved works; ‘Tess of the d’Urbevilles’.  This story’s main protagonist is a young woman called Tess Durbeyfield who, … Continue reading A Societal View of Tess