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They All Fall Down - Tammy Cohen

For those of you who read my blog regularly you’ll already know that I am a huge Tammy Cohen fan and it is only due to unforeseen circumstances that this review wasn’t posted prior to publication of her latest psychological thriller… 609 more words

Books I Have Read

The Second Admission

Psychosis is like how I imagine a floatation tank to be; sensory deprivation and then every sense working overdrive, stimulated by the tiniest of noise or sensation, dragging the stuff of nightmares out of the darkest depths of the soul. 1,453 more words

Life after the psych ward

I was 16 years old when I was admitted to my first psychiatric hospital. The year was 2012 and I was roughly two weeks into my new sixth form, studying A-levels in English, History, French and Spanish. 1,556 more words



Former psychiatric hospital in Volterra, Italy.
6×6 film scan (Ilford PANF)

Oreste Fernando Nannetti (born in Rome December 31, 1927 – dead in Volterra November 24, 1994) was an inmate of the asylum of Volterra. 185 more words


liquid asylum

We think you should know, but you do, don’t you, dear ones, ones who have passed on, ones who now live in the street, ones who have killed and molder in prison, ones who live in underground spaces forgotten under cities until money and children and food go missing, until abandoned houses are destroyed, until libraries parks and public places reek of unseemliness, we will never leave you, the representatives of who you were before you were placed on operating tables, drilled clean through your skull, hammered through your eye socket, shocked with insulin and electricity, precious memories flying, shrieking, from your skin, old personalities, pleasures, predilections lingering saddened, forlorn, in corners of the operating room. 708 more words

Original Flash Fiction

Another abandoned hospital.

I visited another hospital where I spent time as a patient.  This is the now abandoned Regional Mental Health Care Centre, otherwise known as the LPH, or prior to that the Asylum for the Insane.   511 more words

Mental Health

better days to come

the month of June is coming to an end, and i think i can’t wait for a much better July.

3 lacerations (and consequently 2 surgeries by hand surgeons and another minor surgery by the emergency doctor), had wound dehiscence and wound infections (MRSA and Pseudomonas), was held overnight for observation twice in the psychiatric hospital, had currents three times, had lithium upped, and then all these while having school and a paper to submit. 99 more words

Mental Health