• Pills, pills, pills…

    Like many people living with depression and anxiety, I take anti-depressants to help manage it and have been doing so for the last 3 or 4 years. It’s a very contentious issue for me. I hate the feeling that I may be reliant on a little white pill and often find myself wondering whether it’s […]

  • It’s Christmas Time There’s No Need to be afraid….

    The run up to Christmas is always a fraught affair with pressures here, there and everywhere. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m by no means a Bah Humbug but now I’m older I do find myself somewhat dreading the festive period. Christmas as a child was brilliant, we’d be spoilt rotten and spend Christmas day […]

  • My Hero

    Five years ago today I lost my hero; my wonderful gran. I thought I knew what real heartache was,  but this was something else entirely. I was utterly devastated and looking back I didn’t really deal with it, I locked it all away and trained myself not to think about her, because when I did […]

  • At Liberty to say…..

    I needed a new pair of boots and it was my first day off from my new job so I’d planned a day of perusing the shops on Regent Street and Oxford Street. This was to be my first time properly shopping in London with money in my pocket and I’d been eagerly anticipating visiting […]