Habits, Depression and The Importance of DIY

18.04.18 What is depression or a depressive episode?  I am starting to believe that the illness and the symptoms are often conflated, and that having such a perspective either leads to acute treatments such as electro shock “therapy”, or prescription drugs that are targeted at changing some fundamental problem with the brain and its chemistry,Continue reading “Habits, Depression and The Importance of DIY”

Speedbumps

The trial and error, DIY, experience-it-yourself, go-out-and-actually-have-a-look method of doing things is a naturally occurring speedbump that has been vastly eroded in recent years by the widespread availability of both written and visual information about everything and anything imaginable. Those annoyingly ingenious features of the urban landscape designed to consistently infuriate us by impeding ourContinue reading “Speedbumps”