While I am drafting a blog about the adverb 'anyway' and its specific, repetitive and pregnant use in my consulting room, John is sifting through his archives to find a new series of portraits for me to upload. In contrast to the poignant examples that 'anyway' recurs in those conversation, I am not fond of [...]

‘If I Chance to Talk a Little’ Wild and the influence of RD Laing photographed by John Haynes

In my new book, If I Chance to Talk a Little Wild I explain that it was my reading of Laing's The Divided Self that led me to give up my fledgling career as an actor at the Royal Court Theatre and begin a journey to becoming a psychoanalyst. Albeit, after the rigorous journey to [...]