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[Could we ever truly know David Wills’ thoughts and emotions as he prepared to disembark ship at New York harbour? The year was 1929 and this was Wills’ first trip abroad. A few days after his arrival he began a daily journal. His first entry reflected, ‘I was far too thrilled, tired and...
[Maybe moral treatment didn’t die a lonely death in the asylum. Maybe it shifted outwards from the asylum to the community.]
[‘I see the King sent for her. Ain’t she a wonderful woman! My word she is!! And I ought to know!’ It was 1937 and ‘H… C…’ had telephoned the offices of the Central Association for Mental Welfare (CAMW) to congratulate Evelyn Fox on her receipt of a CBE. He had met her 24 years earlier at his...
[When autumn comes the trees lining the field dissolve into a flurry of paper leaves. Burgundy to butterscotch, they console the eye for the oncoming winter. It’s a small field, about 26 acres. At the top it is met by the road from the village of Great Bardfield. If you walk into the land from...
[The bud disappears in the burstingforth of the blossom, and one might say that the former is refuted by the latter; similarly, when the fruit appears, the blossom is shown up in its turn as a false manifestation of the plant, and the fruit now emerges as the truth of it instead.273
[‘Toby Ale and Stout’ it reads; a singular advertisement in the heart of the throng. But they probably weren’t much bothered exactly what they were drinking. The lorry load of beer barrels is pictured travelling slowly along Piccadilly Circus. On top of it are smiling women and men, some in...
[In 1956 moral treatment announced its comeback in the asylum. Or rather T. P. Rees, the Medical Superintendent of Warlingham Park Hospital, announced it. In a presidential address delivered to the Royal Medico-Psychological Association (RMPA) he maintained that, although there had been real...
[‘Smash the dictatorship of the head! ’. It was 1969 and the Schools Action Union had targeted the selective school Dulwich College in south London. The Union had decided to go and find out whether the College’s open day really was an ‘open day’. With active members from the Young Communist...
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