It is always important to keep things in perspective if you can. Laughter is a great healer and maintaining a sense of humour even in adversity is a mark of humanity. In this new section of the site we pay homage to the more comedic aspects of hearing voices and related experiences.
By Hywel Davies
Hywel wrote this article for Asylum, The Magazine for Democratic Psychiatry in 1995.
Hywel argued in this article that what is needed in the world of mental health in Wales and England and, for that matter beyond is a peaceful revolution!
He explains what this means and what the obstacles are that need to
By Hywel Davies
Reproduced by kind permission of Breakthrough, where it originally appeared in April/May, 1997
Pope John Paul II wrote in a recent book (1) that we are the beginning of an age of “modern Subjectivism”. Recent events in the world of progressive western psychiatry confirm this.
With the pioneering encouragement of the Dutch consultant psychiatrist
Abide With Me sung by Hayley Westenra at the final of the Rugby League Challenge Cup Final – Wembley Stadium London – 29 August 2009, with the Black Dyke Brass Band & The ACM Gospel Choir. Broadcast by BBC1 TV
Abide with me; fast falls the eventide;
the darkness deepens; Lord, with me
Måns Zelmerlöw – Heroes (Sweden) – LIVE at Eurovision 2015 Grand Final Eurovision Song Contest Eurovision Song Contest
Live performance in the Grand Final of Heroes by Måns Zelmerlöw representing Sweden at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest
The winning song in the Eurovision Song Contest of 2015 refers to heroes in the world today who have demons in their minds. Similar heroes are to be found in the hearing