Jeff Beck was one of three great guitarists to come out of the 1960’s British group, The Yardbirds. The two others were Eric Clapton, who co-founded the supergroup Cream, before embarking on a successful solo career, and Jimmy Page, lead guitarist for Led Zeppelin. Despite being … [Read more...] about Jeff Beck Breaks the Mould
It is said that French composer, Maurice Ravel, grew up in a household where he was much loved by his mother and father. Whatever the truth, Ravel had an intuitive understanding of how a nurturing environment is created, one where a person can grow. Here is the … [Read more...] about Maurice Ravel Shows How it’s Done
In my last blog, You Must Know!, I discussed Alanis Morissette’s song, You Oughta Know! from the perspective of the narrator’s fight to maintain her self-esteem in the face of her lover’s betrayal. Here, I’m going to consider one of the less developed themes in the song. … [Read more...] about What’s More To Know
This conference has been postponed because of the COVID-19 virus. I will be presenting my paper, Sorry Polly, Women's Law Still Touches Me, at the International Psychoanalytic Association's Asia-Pacific Conference in Sydney, Australia, from 30 April, 2020 to 2 May, 2020. The … [Read more...] about Sorry Polly, Women’s Law Still Touches Me.
In the last blog, I focused on Alanis Morrissette’s song, You Oughta Know, from the perspective of how an external crisis effects the progress of a psychotherapy. For this blog, I’m going to consider how the song helps us to understand the narrator’s inner world. For this, I’m … [Read more...] about You Must Know!