We joined a group of fellow travellers from Ireland, England, Scotland and the USA. Drinking in a roudy Munich BierKeller. in a Winter’s Germany. After I explained that I collect stories and the authentic reasons why, the conversations quickly turned to the sharing of our stories, our passions, dreams and fears. Although we all came from different walks of life ranging from high ranking professionals to me in my threadbare jeans, it is story that levelled us as equals. I find this….Read More
There is a depth in people that you can only know through story. We can often make quick, snap judgments about people, superficial decisions about who they are. We categorize people into uneducated stereotypes based on age, clothing, hair, looks, job, car etc. But if we look a little bit passed that judgment, if we dig a little deeper there is so much more, so much inspiration, courage and……………Read More
TeaTalks & Community Conversations. (Season 01, Episode 01) Talking about Mental Health Services.
Season One opens with highlights of spontaneous conversations around 'Mental Health Systems and Services'. Filmed at Crafty B's arts and crafts table in Central Library Blackpool, people with lived experience of Mental Health Systems discuss the good, as well as the not so great stuff that might need some adjustments and improvements.Read More
Journal's TeaTalks & Community Conversations is a process of generating and recording real honest conversations about peoples lives and the systems and communities they live with and within. Season One looks at peoples lived experience of Mental Health & Mental Health systems, the good, the bad and the solutions that may help shape and change things for the better.Read More