The many faces of O.C.D.

I’ve long known that obsessive compulsive disorder was not about being neat and tidy. That the stereotype of an excessively orderly person, or someone obsessed with cleanliness and avoiding germs – is a simplification of one part of this complex set of experiences. But I recently set myself to learning a bit more as aContinue reading “The many faces of O.C.D.”

Death in the Mind of someone Living

The artwork pictured, “The Impossibility of Death in the Mind of a Someone Living”, perplexes me. I went to the same school as Damien Hirst, the artist, though some years later. The art and science studios were dotted with strange, sideshow like exhibits, creatures in jars – two axolotls in a tank, (which I swearContinue reading “Death in the Mind of someone Living”