Although my boring intellectual head tells me otherwise, my immediate feeling on hearing the news from Greece this morning was hopefulness. The news that Syriza, the radical left party that campaigned on an anti-austerity ticket, had won a decisive majority cheered my Monday morning. Might this mean that austerity is dealt with differently? Might there… Continue reading radical change in Greece?
I was listening to radio 5 live this morning whilst (belatedly) finishing making my Christmas pudding and cake. I found the live phone-in so distressing that I had to turn it off – I have finally learned that introjecting huge amounts of negative emotion from others at times when I my mood is unstable is… Continue reading compassion