A Modernized Version of Addiction and Trauma

by Bill Israel Here are the highlights of an article originally published in The Out of Bounds Magazine Vol 35, No. 2, a quarterly publication at William Head Institution. A publication for and by inmates. The “aim” of the publication is “…to provide an artistic,...

Following the Good River: An Update

AN UPDATE Following the Good River:  The Life and Times of Cecil Paul      As told by Briony Penn with Cecil Paul (Coming out April 2019) This spring Cecil and I travelled up to Kispiox with Cecelia Reekie, his daughter, to visit Roy Henry Vickers. The meeting was a...

Part 2: No Fuss, No Funeral, No Service

PART 2 No fuss, No funeral, No Service  by Penny Allport |  Life Cycle Celebrant No Fuss, No Funeral, No Service (please see previous newsletter for Part 1) Penny Allport Grief is a somatic experience, meaning our bodies, neurologically and physically are attuned to...

No fuss, No funeral, No Service

PART 1 No fuss, No funeral, No Service  by Penny Allport |  Life Cycle Celebrant No fuss, no funeral, no service, are words I’ve heard for many years from parents and friends, to others nearing the end of life. Some feel this takes pressure off their loved ones and...

Poetry in Motion: An Introduction to Somatic Sovereignty

  by Penny Allport I’ve long held a sneaking suspicion poets might have a better grasp of the human body than any anatomy specialist, medical researcher or other expert in the field. When I first heard Mary Oliver’s lines, You do not have to be good, you do not...
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