Self Destruct

Note: I started writing this post on the 14/01/2017 and stopped after the first paragraph. So many times I wanted to scrap it but instead I found myself adding more to it every time I found myself ready to hit the imaginary self destruct button. So this is really an accumulation of over a years … Continue reading Self Destruct


Lessons from 2017

I didn't hold out much hope for 2017. After years of battling with mental illness all I wanted was to make it through the year alive. I wanted to make it through a full 365 days without any manic episodes or devastating lows and though, unfortunately, I didn't fulfil that goal the year was much kinder to … Continue reading Lessons from 2017


Five months ago I wrote Boomerang Kids, a post about joining the generation of young adults who have returned to living with their parents after flying the nest years before. My parents semi-retired from Nottingham (where I'd grown up) to Anglesey. I was terrified. At the time I couldn't see myself outstaying my three month hiatus here but … Continue reading Reflection