I have previously mentioned that I believe our lives to be similar in a way to a soap opera or a piece of fiction if you like. Different storylines run independently and concurrently, while characters come and go as each of those storylines run it's course. Some of those characters might have been only required… Continue reading Life. Rewritten.
It feels like an absolute lifetime since we all enjoyed a Covid-free life. No matter which way you turn you're faced with the consequences of the ongoing global pandemic. It has affected everything from the way in which we interact with our fellow humans to the way that we buy our weekly groceries. Nothing is… Continue reading Coping with Covid fatigue
A lot has been said about the mess that the UK government have made of both A-Level and GCSE results this year. In many ways you could argue that, given the ongoing situation in the world with Covid-19 and everything that's associated with it, it was likely that the process of awarding grades to students… Continue reading A GCSE Triumph and a return to College.
Sometimes I find myself questioning the point of life. Especially from a personal point of view. I've been a part of this increasingly fucked up planet for nearly 40 years and I don't feel like I've achieved anything of particular merit. Take today for example. Today was one of 5 days a week I have… Continue reading Under-achievement
I think the biggest thing for me these days though is that I feel like I now have a purpose. A reason to get out of bed in the mornings if you like.
Way, way back in 2017, not long after I went off on long term sick leave due to my depression and anxiety, I had a meeting with the Wiltshire and Avon Mental Health Partnership. This was in part because of a prior meeting that I had had with the DWP regarding my ability to work.… Continue reading Coming off Quetiapine