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Pop Psychology 8 – Supermarket Flowers – Ed Sheeran

The writer of so many good songs it is challenging to choose one Ed Sheeran number to focus on. But, as Mothers’ Day approaches this beautifully crafted tribute to his mother appears appropriate. Ed describes performing various domestic routines. But, … Continue reading

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Pop Psychology 7 – Spent the day in Bed – Morrisey

Morrisey, former lead singer of the Smiths is not renowned for his calming lyrics. It is hardly surprising then that his first new release in three years pursues a disquieting tone. Here is a link to the official YouTube video … Continue reading

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Pop Psychology 6 – Better by Maggie Rose

The invitation to eavesdrop on Maggie Rose’s intimate conversational reflection is a sublime privilege.   Here’s a link to the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWIyAqT4DEY   The personification of the bottle enticing her to imbibe its contents so that “We can make it … Continue reading

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Pop Psychology 5 – Fragile and prone to distortion. Why relationships are like glass

In my work as a counsellor and psychotherapist I never cease to be amazed at one and the same time at the resilience and the fragility of the human spirit – that inner core of ourselves as human beings. In … Continue reading

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Pop Psychology 4 – Where to put the blame – when you’re only human

Rag ‘N’ Bone Man is a curiously unlikely name for a pop star, but from the moment the undefended, earthy quality of Rory Graham (aka Rag ‘N’ Bone Man (R ’N’ B man))’s voice supplants the almost mechanical chant of … Continue reading

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