Derren Brown – Happy: Why More or Less Everything is Absolutely Fine

Derren Brown’s job is to use psychology to convince. When he’s up there on stage and entertaining audiences, he guiding those in front of him to believe things – to tell themselves stories that may not be true. So he’s pretty well versed on how the brain works. You’d think we might be by now,Continue reading “Derren Brown – Happy: Why More or Less Everything is Absolutely Fine”

Michael Christie – If I Fall, If I die

‘The boy stepped Outside, and he did not die.’ So Michael Christie’s latest novel If I Fall, If I Die begins. This is a beautiful story about growing up, mental illness, social divisions, relationships and education. Will lives in Thunder Bay with his mother, an agrophobe who suffers from severe depression. The only way sheContinue reading “Michael Christie – If I Fall, If I die”