Tag Archives: gratitude

Good to be Alive: World Suicide Prevention Day 2015

When you’ve been with someone for awhile, there are a lot of sorrys. But also a lot of thank yous. I’m writing this in support of World Suicide Prevention Day, and the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). And, with … Continue reading

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“For the Love We Bring”

Warning: possible sweariness, certain soppiness. “Don’t treat your blog as your best friend.” Which is sound advice. Because this blog is never going to buy me a drink at the pub tonight, or ring up unexpectedly, and suggest we go … Continue reading

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Sitting Next to Andy

I am sitting on one of the beige sofas – fake leather, probably plastic. Chosen for its ability to be mopped clean of tea, and sweat, and less savoury substances. Next to me, Andy. Chain-smoker. Creator of some of the … Continue reading

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