Here's a little quirky little mid-week number. We have been reciting poems and song lyrics to each other as we often do in our down time, but have noticed how well well non-prose can describe the despair. But that's what poetry is all about right? Hope you enjoy our small selection and fee free to suggest your own!
This is "Why the long face?" in which we lift the lid on depression in a sometimes lighthearted and always non-judgemental way.
It is a conversation between two old friends, usually over a drink or two.
Paul has been a psychiatrist for 20 years and has done years of research into mood disorders and Oliver is a business consultant who has dealt with a lot of depression and its consequences in the workplace.