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Take a quick glance at the annals of literature and you can find madness in bucketloads: Hemingway undergoing painful electroconvulsive treatment, Robert Lowell’s stint in McLean Hospital, David Foster Wallace’s post-suicide canonization, Virginia Woolf with her pockets stuffed full of stones. Suffering can seem like a vital ingredient in the production of great art. But “madness”, in the terms dictated by this rich literary history, bears no real relation to the objective reality of mental…

Take a quick glance at the annals of literature and you can find madness in bucketloads: Hemingway undergoing painful electroconvulsive treatment, Robert Lowell’s stint in McLean Hospital, David Foster Wallace’s post-suicide canonization, Virginia Woolf with her pockets stuffed full of stones. Suffering can seem like a vital ingredient in the production of great art. But “madness”, in the terms dictated by this rich literary history, bears no real relation to the objective reality of mental…

This picture was taken over 30 years ago. Sadly the gardens have been almost entirely abandoned. Around twenty years ago the Krakovo gardens were an important source of fresh vegetable for town people in Ljubljana. Shopping in Ljubljana's green market was a community experience where people bought fresh organic food. More at www.naturalhomes.org/naturalliving/schrebergarten.htm

This picture was taken over 30 years ago. Sadly the gardens have been almost entirely abandoned. Around twenty years ago the Krakovo gardens were an important source of fresh vegetable for town people in Ljubljana. Shopping in Ljubljana's green market was a community experience where people bought fresh organic food. More at www.naturalhomes.org/naturalliving/schrebergarten.htm

Conservative thinktanks in the US engaging in climate change have increased their attacks on science in recent years, a study of 16,000 documents finds.

Era of climate science denial is not over, study finds

Conservative thinktanks in the US engaging in climate change have increased their attacks on science in recent years, a study of 16,000 documents finds.

Reading the revolution: the book club that terrified the Angolan regime

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How second-hand clothing donations are creating a dilemma for Kenya | World news | The Guardian

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