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Book Review: Jessica’s Ghost by Andrew Norriss

Published 2015/10/11 by Dr. Dannii Cohen

4624279527“Why, Francis wondered, should ‘being different’ be so painful? Why did it matter so much when, if you thought about it, everybody was different in one way or another.”

These days we seem to be hearing a lot more about suicide then we did a few years ago. Stories of people committing suicide for many reasons. But also people thinking about suicide and, thankfully, suicide prevention. Is it an epidemic or are we simply more aware thanks to social media? It’s unclear, but one thing that is obvious is that there is always a reason why people decide to end their lives and usually this reason is called depression.
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Was Gordon Wellesley Brittas a 20th Century Don Quixote?

Published 2015/09/27 by Dr. Dannii Cohen

CK12l2PWUAE0Iwl“There is either the maddest wise man or the wisest mad man in the world”

For many, many years I’ve been a fan of the story of “Don Quixote” the “Man from La Mancha” ever since I heard the songs from the 1964 musical performed on a TV show in the late 1980’s. Getting older I understood the song lyrics true meaning and became gripped by the story itself. The story written by Miguel de Cervantes between 1605 and 1615 was both satire and tragedy rolled into one. The sad tale of a man valiantly trying to do good but failing every time, unaware others see him as a joke. Oblivious of being mocked and despised even when it is done to his face. Read the rest of this entry →

BBC stalling on Brittas Empire revival?

Published 2015/08/31 by Dr. Dannii Cohen

brittasnAfter an extremely positive reaction to the announcement of Brittas Empire returning, the BBC is inexplicably seems to be stalling the idea to indefinitely.
Jane Noriss, the wife of original writer and creator Andrew Norriss revealed this to a fan asking about the series return: Read the rest of this entry →

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