In Residence: James Ostrer ‘Post Apoca-Lips’

In Residence: James Ostrer ‘Post Apoca-Lips’

The first works I ever made I took them in and showed these six works to my therapist. I remember her saying have you ever thought about making happy art? Fourteen years later that is what I’ve started to engage with. I just enjoy it. It makes me happy. That’s not answering your question directly …

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WRITTEN AND DIRECTED(Eng subtitles) | Psychological  Thriller | RKS

WRITTEN AND DIRECTED(Eng subtitles) | Psychological Thriller | RKS

Hello, It’s me. Everything is as per the plan Arrange for the money What ? Problem ? Listen, This is not the first time you are dealing with me Still you don’t know who I am This is my game In this game Everything is WRITTEN & DIRECTED by me [ Candidate has landed ] …

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What Is an Emotionally-healthy Childhood?

What Is an Emotionally-healthy Childhood?

We can sometimes be so modest about our power to know what might be good for others or ourselves, we forget it might be possible to hazard a few generalisations about what constitutes an emotionally healthy childhood. It can’t be pure idiosyncracy or good luck; there are distinct themes and goals to identify. With a …

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Critical Living: The radical movement that rejected ‘mental illness’

Critical Living: The radical movement that rejected ‘mental illness’

You know I, I think I would probably be dead if I hadn’t moved into the house. Not even committed suicide, but it felt like I’d come to the end of my life somehow and the end of my desire and my aspirations and everything. When I first moved into the house, I felt a …

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How Weed Laws Are Failing the UK

How Weed Laws Are Failing the UK

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MENTAL HEALTH in competitive DANCE WORLD / What is COMMERCIAL DANCE?

MENTAL HEALTH in competitive DANCE WORLD / What is COMMERCIAL DANCE?

as I’m taking this journey with dance journals I’m discovering that there are so many talented dancers in London and also London is one of the hubs when it comes to commercial dance so by commercial dance we mean that dancing sessions for the commercials or for the videos of the musicians or the singers …

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Why We May Be Angry Rather Than Sad

Why We May Be Angry Rather Than Sad

We are sometimes swept away by a mood of sadness that seems to have no cause. We wake up dispirited and listless. We lack energy and direction. Everything loses its taste and the smallest challenges feel unfeasibly heavy. We struggle to see the point of almost anything. We are – as the doctors tell us …

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What Do Cynical People Really Want?

What Do Cynical People Really Want?

In certain quarters, cynicism has a distinct kind of glamour. It sounds pretty tough not to have too many hopes, and to claim to be able to see through the dreams of others. Cynics will tell you that everyone is selfish and weak, that the system is rigged and driven by greed, that you can …

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The Problems of Being Very Beautiful

The Problems of Being Very Beautiful

It sounds paradoxical to talk of the problems of being beautiful Almost so alive to all the advantages But oddly, being beautiful isn’t problem free There are a range of ailments, too little discussed, that go with being extremely beautiful And that we should all, perhaps, know a bit more about Here are some of …

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PHILOSOPHY – Soren Kierkegaard

PHILOSOPHY – Soren Kierkegaard

Søren Kierkegaard was a brilliant, gloomy, anxiety-ridden, often hilarious Danish 19th century philosopher. The author of 22 books, of which 3 continue to make his name. He was born in an immensely wealthy family in Copenhagen in 1813, the youngest of 7 children. Death was around him constantly from a young age, and was to …

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