Archive for the ‘Mental Health’ Category

What A World

10Feb17

Just over a month since writing about ‘the all embracing gloom that is January’ and  I’m still struggling. I used to be able to manage my mental state through the winter darkness much more easily than I seem to be able to do now, although I suppose to be fair to myself the background whine […]


All At Sea

14Jan17

On Friday August 8, 2003 an interview with Graham Fellows appeared in The Guardian. I don’t actually recall the date in question, however the joy of the internet means that a copy of it sits quietly in a corner of his website to reward those digging deep enough to find it. In an attempt to explain what influences his […]


I wrote the blogpost below over five years ago. And since then I’ve become considerably less convinced that I am in fact invincible. Despite the encouraging words of the estimable Mrs Weir, whose positivity should probably be made available on the National Health, I sometimes find my enthusiasm for what life has to offer less than impressive for someone […]