How to #bebodykind

I'd like to start this post by asking how you are, like seriously, how are you? Not just the passing by 'yalright?' that nobody really wants an answer from. But a genuine, how are you? It’s good to check in with your own mental health and to speak to people around you about it. Yesterday … Continue reading How to #bebodykind

Are we coping?

A few years ago I did a Mental Health First Aid course which for me was life changing (and not just because it came in the nick of time after some hardcore festivaling at Benicassim). It taught me the best language to use, what signs to spot, where to sign post people for help and … Continue reading Are we coping?

StreetLink

This week has brought us the first frost of the year. I was shocked to wake up Monday morning and have to use my scraper for the car windscreen. Whilst I do love these fresh frosty mornings, it does prompt a thought for those who are sleeping rough on our streets. There is no national … Continue reading StreetLink

Recovery: Book Review

As yesterday was World Mental Health Day I thought I'd share my thoughts on my holiday read... Russel Brand's Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions. Whether you are a Russel Brand fan or not, this book really does create awareness on the issues around addiction and the struggles faced on the road to recovery. You may think; … Continue reading Recovery: Book Review

Taking a break. Getting a balance.

Dear Readers, It's been a full week since my last post, and it will be even longer till my next... I am taking a break from blogging. I do love blogging, I really do. But at the moment I'm struggling to get the right balance. And in all honesty it's been messing with my head! … Continue reading Taking a break. Getting a balance.

V-Day shout out to Curious Pancake

I feel Valentines Day as a 'holiday' is fizzling out. Unless this is an observation that me and my friends are very 'unsoppy', I do believe people are realising it is a money making scheme to buy tat that will never have any real use. Sorry for the pessimism. As a couple me and Rob … Continue reading V-Day shout out to Curious Pancake

Getting Christmas-ready

Finally all my decorating, shopping and wrapping is all done. I am Christmas-ready. Living in a small flat is difficult to decorate. So for it to feel festive I have hand picked some small pieces to dot around the living room. As a rule I do not send Christmas cards. I would rather give money to charity … Continue reading Getting Christmas-ready