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Being Grateful 5 and 6

The last couple of weeks have been bumpy; the usual dissenting voices have picked up the party line and it’s been a struggle to focus on the positive conversations. Reminding myself of the old management trick of focusing on one … Continue reading

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Being Grateful: 3

Yesterday I was told about the suicide of a friend of a friend. I didn’t know this person but, after some basic research, I found out he had rented a room on the top floor of a hotel and jumped … Continue reading

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Project Trevor: Part II

Wowsers, it’s been a long time since I’ve been on here – and a long time since I’ve been proactive on this project. What fascinates me is that with whomever I speak, I get a different side. A multisided story … Continue reading

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Project Trevor

My Uncle Trevor killed himself when I was 18. He was in his late forties, gay, depressed and an alcoholic. My parents chose to shield me from his funeral for reasons, I assumed, revolving around my ‘sensitivity’ and inability to … Continue reading

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Recollect: book layout

This is the first edit of the book layout – any comments are appreciated…   Recollect Recollect book layout

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Critical Report: Unit 3.0 Major Project

RECOLLECT This project is about our relationship with death and the deceased – the search for understanding, succor and developing continuing bonds with our dead loved ones. I personally chose this subject because death scares me; not my own, but … Continue reading

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Edging closer

First class back after the long Summer break scared the hell out of me. The imminent hand-in dates became all too real. The pulse quickened, the head pounded, the fear set in. Our course tutor’s less than exuberant reaction to … Continue reading

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