Tag Archives: recovery

wish you were here

8th July. I don’t remember 8th July. But it was the last time I shared anything of myself on here. I’ve wanted to revisit many times. I haven’t. For almost 3 months. A lot of things happened in quick succession … Continue reading

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some things last a long time

… I want an outdoor shower. Driving back from a long, lazy day at the beach, hang the wet towels and the bathing suit on the washing line, jump under the cool stream of clean water, rinse off the sand, … Continue reading

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it’s not your fault – a letter of apology

To all the people waiting for an apology from someone who has or is struggling with anxiety, depression or any other kind of mental health issue: I am sorry. I’m sorry you don’t understand what it’s like, and I’m sorry … Continue reading

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today

The scorching heat is burning a hole in the centre of London. All the trendy shorts and white t-shirts, flowery dresses and semi-tanned feet are out, walking the streets, searching for respite in the few and far between shadows of … Continue reading

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rose hips and dragonflies

… … . Okay, here goes. … I am a writer. I am a journalist. The former I have always been. The latter I have decided to become. I’ve said it. I’ve claimed both words. Now they are mine. I … Continue reading

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might as well face it, you’re addicted…

Stitch, stitch, stitch, stitch, type, type, type, type. I’m sorry for the Robert Palmer reference. It was necessary, I’m afraid. … When I was a kid, I liked to eat. I’ve never been a picky eater, ever. Yeah, I wasn’t … Continue reading

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i am going to live without fear

So. Here we are. It’s June, which means it’s been two months since my head just… fell apart in my hands. My brain dissolved, grains of sand running through my fingers, I couldn’t keep it together and in the end … Continue reading

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