Sertraline

I have written my fair share of blogs, dripping with the sadness, despair and suffering that anxiety and its subsequent depression left me with. Today's post isn't another one of those. Whilst those fragments of written thought have their own part to play as a release valve in those dreaded moments of angst, today's piece [...]

City of Love 

I’m sitting in a small bistro, not far from the Airbnb where Diane’s lovely parents and I chatted away in the kind of broken French my seventeen year old self would be horrified at. The waiter, a tall, brown haired charmer walks to my table and looks straight into my eyes with a sort of [...]

Opening up

Something exceptional has happened recently. My entire mindset has seen a shift towards good mental health after having come from a place of poor mental health. In this newfound space, my whole life has exposed itself with more awareness and clarity than ever before. Today, I wanted to write about one of the biggest changes [...]

Life’s too short to feel shit about yourself

Life is too short to feel shit about yourself. I look at that statement and I know it's damn well true, but actually understanding it, living it and attempting to move the hell past it has proved to be something that has officially demanded a year of my time. It was March 2017 when I [...]

2017

A chuckle escapes me as I can only anticipate the flurry of blogging activity that is about to ensue this New Year’s Eve. It’s quite nice actually. Thinking of all the writer folk in our enigmatic world sitting in their writing holes with their mugs of tea, musing and reflecting and pondering and poring and [...]

Writing myself better: Chapter 1

It has reached the end of a week long holiday with my family in Cyprus. I've eaten well, slept well, read well and been... Alright. Of course it would happen in this way. After six nights of undisturbed sleep, I find myself jostled awake by my subconscious on the seventh night, only to feel restless [...]

Sky high

Hello people on the internet who read things I write. Let me say it how it is. Today, I am writing a blog post on the expectations I set for myself. The reason? Because I'm actually experiencing a real moment of clarity and acceptance right now and truth be told, I've not felt like this [...]