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Struggling Up That Hill: Anger, Bipolar, & Me

Warnings for: the usual really – whinging, swearing, self pity “If I only could / I’d make a deal with God …” – Kate Bush Today’s song is, of course, this one. Lately, I’ve been absent from this blog, due … Continue reading

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Beer Goggles, Toolboxes, & Time to Change: World Mental Health Day 2016

I spent part of this year’s World Mental Health Day (WMHD) at the student’s union at Sheffield University. Each WMHD has a theme: this year’s was psychological first aide. Unfortunately, I thought it was the “wellness toolbox” from the wellness … Continue reading

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Leaves Like Shoppers – a Poetic Blog

“All the tree knew was that it thrilled with life” – Edgar Lee Masters, Spoon River Anthology The picture above was taken earlier today. I happened to be taking photos of the garden when Al – aka the Cat Who … Continue reading

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Back to the Garden: My Inner-Hippy, & Me

Warnings for: Inner-hippidom; comparative serenity, & rat guts One of the joys of having a cat about the house & garden again is that they are very good at bringing me down to earth. This cat is a hunter, though … Continue reading

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Channeling my Inner Hippy: a Poetic Blog

“If thou wilt not fight thy battle of life because in selfishness thou art afraid of the battle, thy resolution is in vain: nature will compel thee.” – The Bhagavad-Gita The sort of exhaustion that comes with multiple night shifts … Continue reading

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