Category: Interests

Out of the Woods: Major feature in The Times Highlights and the back story

Oct 14 2013

Highlights and the back story It was actually four months before the launch of my book that The Times decided they wanted to run a major feature on it, and asked if they could send a reporter along to a workshop.  This  can be a risky move, but I said yes, provided that their reporter …Read the full article

2013 Top 65 World Thinkers!

May 13 2013

Last month Prospect Magazine  asked its readers and online followers to vote for their choice of the 2013 top 65 World Thinkers. Online  polling produced 10,000 responders from over 100 countries. The results for the top 10 are: all MEN, all OVER 50 (4 are over 80!!!), and the winner is very active on Twitter …Read the full article

A Shed of One’s Own: Worth a read? Laughs from a book for midlife men

Feb 16 2012

A Shed of One’s Own is a brand new UK book on men and middle age. It’s an encouraging sign of this topic rising into prominence that the book has just been read on Radio 4, and was actually in stock at Waterstones. The keynote of the book for me was this comment: you can only …Read the full article

Men and Pornography, by Ger Murphy

Jul 15 2011

Jack(56) came to see me at my psychotherapy practice some months ago complaining of depressive episodes and lack of motivation.  As he spoke he revealed that he had been experiencing strong feelings of loneliness and isolation following his wife`s recent work changes, which meant she had taken on a demanding new work role and was …Read the full article