Can you combat chronic pain through Shared Reading? Kate, who runs the chronic pain reading group at Broadgreen Hospital in Liverpool tells us how it can be as effective as traditional therapies.
This week’s Read comes from one of our loveliest Readers in Residence, Vic, who suggests Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking.
We’ve had a few fresh faces in the office doing some work experience recently and as well as offering some fantastic reading recommendations, Rebecca has kindly penned some words on her Reader experience.
Don’t imagine that this week’s choice of poem means we’re abandoning all hopes of summer, rather, let A Thunderstorm in Town to remind us of the rain’s sometime virtues… just in case.
We’re currently recruiting volunteers in Cheshire East – if you’re interested in delivering a regular Shared Reading session find out how you can get involved.
A new Read of the Week from Lead Reader Clare, whose singing the praises of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Sonnets from the Portuguese.