Thursday, July 30, 2009

Deric's MindBlog on vacation in the UK.

I've just arrived in London on my second trip of the summer: 16 days in the UK, first staying at a friend's flat near the Baker St. station, then with my partner in a Univ. of Wisconsin colleague's house in Hagley, just west of Birmingham. Deric Bownds' MindBlog will be taking a break unless I find myself in the mood to do some posts during the trip.


  1. Safe travels my friend!

    I wonder if I might be able to trouble you for your opinion on a matter of personal interest that I would very much value your opinion on.

    What is your take on the recovery model that is hitting the mental healthcare field by storm?

    If your at all comfortable, I would very much love to quote you on my own blog, the mental health recovery blog (, I would of course reference back to you but if you are not comfortable with that I would of course love to hear your thoughts on the matter here!

    I look forward to talking more with you on the subject!

    Safe travels,
    MHCD Research and Evaluations

  2. I have always been fascinated about the map of london underground, it was one of the first visualization I learn when I was in college. I guess you know that the proportions are not real, they are distorted to make it for humans more easy to understand at once.
    Here you have the marvelous evolutin of the map, do check it out

  3. Great site, thanks Marianna.

  4. Comment back to Lex: The mental health recovery model seems perfectly reasonable to me, anything that tends to keep people out of institutions and off drugs and uses social peer techniques is hard to argue with.

    I consider anything that is put in my blog quotable, copyable, etc., hopefully with attribution.

  5. Anonymous2:31 AM

    Here's a link to the true london tube lines. As a londoner it really blew my mind the first time I saw it :)

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