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New Blog

Hi I've decided to create a new blog that focuses on my battle with mental health. In order to allow myself the freedom to express myself without worrying about what others think, it will be written under a pseudonym. I've posted once so far and I am still scrabbling about with the design of the… Continue reading New Blog

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100 Objects Project

Mental Health Awareness Special: 100 Objects Project #22 The Little Stone

I saw an article recently, were people with mental health issues discussed the objects that help them through low periods. These objects were mostly small and innocuous: a row of beads, a tiny wooden ladder, a cuddly toy… Items that act simply as totems, as guides – pulling them back from a place that is… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Special: 100 Objects Project #22 The Little Stone

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We Sold Our House & Other Excitement (Not Really)

House Sale We’ve sold our house (yay!) and finally decided on a new one. It is a really stressful thing to do, it turns out. We spent the weekend with a skip, throwing out everything we don’t need or don’t use. 10 years of detritus really does add up. Our sale is more mature than… Continue reading We Sold Our House & Other Excitement (Not Really)

Parenting, Uncategorized

Charity Starts at Home (and so does giving a damn)

It is a rotten little cliché isn’t it? Charity starts at home. I believe in that. I don’t think you should go save the world if your family needs saving first. For me, it is a very localised, immediate thing. It is about making sure those around you are okay, before lending yourself and your… Continue reading Charity Starts at Home (and so does giving a damn)