To say that Russia and the ex-Soviet space is complicated (think war journalist Arkady Babchenko, whose back-from-the-dead story unfolded during our spring 2018 trip here) is something of an understatement. As we’ve travelled (not by bike this time), we’ve of course been aware and on occasion reminded of unpleasant undercurrents that remain, both Soviet and […]Read More Musings on Russia, 45 years on.
PA psychotherapy client asked me the other day, “Why, Mark, do you blog? What a strange thing to do.” It was a very appropriate challenge, and it made me think. And indeed, I thought so much that I’m changing the public visibility of this blog in a way that allows – for the time being […]Read More New Psychlotherapist blog settings…
One mustn’t take life too seriously. If this form of house extension appeals (and it’s a lot less painful than having a Conservatory built…) then Steve Hobbs is your man, at Cotswolds Shepherd’s Huts.Read More Arrival of Cotswolds Shepherd’s Hut in Wychcroft Garden
The last moments seen right of nervous good health back at the end of July… I’ve been waiting to post these thoughts for four months as my left arm and hand’s ulnar nerve has begun, at last, to heal from a very nasty uncharacteristically (honest) alcohol-related, zero miles-per-hour crash in Dublin at the end of […]Read More Guinness is not always good for you…
Well, the blog has been quiet for quite a while, during which time I’ve rethought my plans to cycle around the world, and resolved to focus instead on the increasingly rewarding work of psychotherapy, supervision, trauma training and support – and just being in England and the glorious Cotswolds.Read More New Website
I had thought, very seriously, of heading round the world on a bicycle next year. I have rethought that thought – and won’t now be doing that. Indeed, for the time being, I’m putting this blog (with all the posts-that-haven’t-happened of the past few months) on ice, with a view to consolidating it perhaps with […]Read More Blog going quiet for the time being
If you’ve found this blog, that’s great. I hope you find the posts, such as they are, stimulating and challenging. If so, then make a note, please, of my new definitive blog/website address, at WWW.PSYCHLOTHERAPIST.COM. Mark BrayneRead More New blog address now definitely up and running