Interviews

INTERVIEW: Cait O’Sullivan – Living with a Dark Lord

Tell us about something great you’ve read/watched/listed to recently… Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, I saw it in a book shop and read the first page, I thought it was really boring and put it back. When I was on holiday I downloaded it onto my kindle and couldn’t put it down, it was really… Continue reading INTERVIEW: Cait O’Sullivan – Living with a Dark Lord

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Raising Awareness of Sexual Abuse in the Soaps

I feel like I am constantly reading about the fact that the soaps are “too dark” these days and they are neglecting the humour they once had, I am not in this camp. I feel the people who are in this camp have a short memory, serial bad man Richard Hillman drove the entire Platt… Continue reading Raising Awareness of Sexual Abuse in the Soaps

Interviews

Interview with Laura Brewis, We Make Culture

Hannah Morpeth recently spoke to Laura Brewis of We Make Culture, a Sunderland based arts organisation who are making cultural opportunities to boost wellbeing. Recent Reading/Listening/Watching Having little children makes it difficult for any of us to be able to culturally engage in what we want to however Laura shared her love for listening to… Continue reading Interview with Laura Brewis, We Make Culture

Reviews

REVIEW: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

BY HANNAH MORPETH Still Alice by Lisa Genova follows the story of Professor of Linguistics Alice Howland as she comes to terms with and lives with early onset Alzheimer’s Disease. It is honest, empowering whilst being so very sensitive. Still Alice is a refreshing representation of Alzheimer’s Disease, more often than not we are presented… Continue reading REVIEW: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

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Why Create Healthy Minds?

BY HANNAH MORPETH Create Healthy Minds is a concept that I have been pondering over for a few years now however always found myself wondering what the “right way” to do it is. There is a surge in people organising and delivering courses and workshops around mental health and I find myself aghast at the… Continue reading Why Create Healthy Minds?