Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620302
Title:
Words, wellness and Trainspotting, 20 years' on
Authors:
Wall, Tony
Abstract:
It has been two decades since the movie release of Irvine Welsh’s novel ‘Trainspotting’. Saturated with the emotionally charged, experiential grittiness of drug addiction, infant death, and living in deprivation, it touched the hearts and minds of critics and moviegoers alike. It offered glimpses into perspectives and pressures that some of us may have to deal with on a daily basis in recovery work, and especially insightful those of us who may never come to know or even hear about such circumstances in our lifetimes. Whether or not you believe these were dramatisations or ‘reality’, Trainspotting offered the audience the possibility that these experiences may have been experienced – many scenes were deeply troubling...
Affiliation:
University of Chester
Citation:
Wall, T. (2016). Words, wellness and trainspotting, 20 years' on. The Lapidus Journal.
Publisher:
Lapidus: The Writing for Wellbeing Organisation
Journal:
The Lapidus Journal
Publication Date:
1-Aug-2016
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/620302
Additional Links:
http://www.lapidus.org.uk/
Type:
Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
2399-5564
Appears in Collections:
Centre for Work Related Studies

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dc.contributor.authorWall, Tonyen
dc.date.accessioned2016-12-21T08:57:45Z-
dc.date.available2016-12-21T08:57:45Z-
dc.date.issued2016-08-01-
dc.identifier.citationWall, T. (2016). Words, wellness and trainspotting, 20 years' on. The Lapidus Journal.en
dc.identifier.issn2399-5564-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/620302-
dc.description.abstractIt has been two decades since the movie release of Irvine Welsh’s novel ‘Trainspotting’. Saturated with the emotionally charged, experiential grittiness of drug addiction, infant death, and living in deprivation, it touched the hearts and minds of critics and moviegoers alike. It offered glimpses into perspectives and pressures that some of us may have to deal with on a daily basis in recovery work, and especially insightful those of us who may never come to know or even hear about such circumstances in our lifetimes. Whether or not you believe these were dramatisations or ‘reality’, Trainspotting offered the audience the possibility that these experiences may have been experienced – many scenes were deeply troubling...en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherLapidus: The Writing for Wellbeing Organisationen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.lapidus.org.uk/en
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/en
dc.subjectwell beingen
dc.subjectwritingen
dc.subjectcreativityen
dc.titleWords, wellness and Trainspotting, 20 years' onen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Chesteren
dc.identifier.journalThe Lapidus Journalen
dc.date.accepted2016-08-01-
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