Stress (with Djuke Veldhuis)

Sunday 23rd October, 2011

Televisions in Papua New Guinea; Heinz ketchup varieties; Fight Club; Dell, Apple and freedom from choice.

Getting old; toddlers going caving; Star Wars fan-edits; Falling Down; responsible breakdowns; parachuting; American Beauty; living in a cave for a month; factory workers versus CEOs; sleep cycles; ageing, ulcers, chocolate and turkey.

Full Metal Jacket; the transitions between cushy modern life and the battlefield; the hippocampus; the boredom of military life; predictability and control; blood flow in fight or flight; spiders and leopards.

Over-grooming; a child in a road accident in China; over-litigious-ness; the bystander effect; social stress; first aid training.


  • Pixies – Where Is My Mind
  • Björk – Human Behaviour
  • Silversun Pickups – Panic Switch
  • Pink Floyd – Shine On You Crazy Diamond (part 1)

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