Hell is Round the Corner – Tricky

Hell is Round the Corner – Tricky

I remember. You remember. The thing is we probably don't remember. Not really. Not accurately. Back in 2017 Brandy Bessette-Symons, an associate professor at Ithaca College department of psychology, conducted a series of experiments to gauge the impact of emotion on memory.  She found that "False memory is the most robust effect of emotion".  That [...]

Hope is important

Are you OK? It's OK to be...not OK. It all sounds a bit slight, possibly even trite, doesn't it? Are you OK? But, very many of us are not OK. All of us have moments of feeling down, confused, anxious, worried and unhappy and those moments can be very troubling. Thankfully they pass very quickly. [...]

In Response To…

In Response To…

"I disassociated myself from that very early on, as soon as I saw what I saw as becoming this kind of laddish, jingoistic, cartoon happening, which became Britpop, I very quickly distanced Suede from that...I saw what was happening with Britpop and, for me, it felt quite distasteful.  It felt nationalistic, it felt like there [...]

Jesy Nelson: Odd One Out

Jesy Nelson: Odd One Out

It's so easy to laugh It's so easy to hate It takes guts to be gentle and kind ("I Know It's Over", Morrissey/Marr) ...thou shalt love one another (Matthew 22:39, King James Bible) "The fat one is repulsive" "Go kill yourself" "Fat singing whale" (Anonymous, Twitter)   Let's start with this; the world is full [...]

A thing of beauty

A thing of beauty is a joy forever: Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; but still will keep A bower quiet for us; and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing. (Endymion, John Keats, 1818) I feel like a cigarette. I don't smoke. I've never smoked. I don't [...]