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18/03/16 Ghost.

Well that was a blast. Ok, I’m sure when I say I was at the SeeMe international anti-stigma conference you’ll think I’m being ironic.  And if I say I was as happy as a kid in a sweetshop prior to … Continue reading

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21/01/16 What a fucking mess.

    This has triggery stuff throughout. Also, to cut to the chase, I’m safe, if not entirely well, lying next to Ella in a b&b near Motherwell.  My past, present and future tenses are pretty mixed up during this blog … Continue reading

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Small steps (2) 11th September 2013

No whizzes – no bangs. Yesterday went well, I think. I walked around Ilmington for about 10 minutes. The world felt astonishingly loud – huge – bright. The air in my lungs felt different – cleaner – fresher. But I … Continue reading

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Small steps – 9 – 10th September 2013

– when I was a social worker there were a couple of times when I stayed off work for 6 months – I had to go back to work because after that time I had to go onto half pay … Continue reading

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19/06/13 Normal

If only…. Last night Ella and I had, what I’d call, a grown up conversation. For the purposes of this it doesn’t matter what the guts of it was, but its the kind of normal conversation that that couples have … Continue reading

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18/08/11 OK, I’m a fraud

Today I wrote the “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Daa” blog – in actual fact it was really easy to write – I felt I was writing about someone else – probably was writing about someone else. He, the happy go lucky extrovert – me, … Continue reading

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Fall a mile on my arse – the sequel

Sorry about my recent absence folks. I’ll try to put it all into some perspective here. I was walking between Fochabers and Elgin on the busy A something or other. I was tired and, to be frank, this had not … Continue reading

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This is my mental health problem. Please do no read this if you’re likely to be upset.

So, here it is. The very thing that I’ve been singing and dancing about. The very thing that I’ve been trying to shout about – and yet keeping to myself. Today I can hardly move – it normally takes me … Continue reading

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