The Funeral My uncle passed away. He was a funny (French)man. He liked to make things, to take things apart and build them back together again. He loved dogs, and they loved him. He loved his wife, and he was the love of her life. He drank and smoked far too much, and his body eventually … More A Funeral, Family and Flu
Friday, 26th January 2018 Today was our first visit from a social worker. We tidied, cleaned and I bought far too many nibbles and drinks. I will be the first to admit how nervous I was, how could you not be with something so important. We think it went well. We were open and honest, and … More Adoption: The Initial Visit
I am 39 shortly and all of a sudden, I hear the clock ticking. I never thought I would be “that” person. I have always wanted to be a Mummy. No matter how messed up I was or whichever direction life took me, the one certainty was I wanted to have children. Once upon a … More Trying for a Baby
I have been blown away by the number of men this past year who have come to talk to me about mental illness, predominantly anxiety. While 2.6% of the population experience depression and 4.7% have anxiety problems, as many as 9.7% suffer mixed depression and anxiety, making it the most prevalent mental health problem in … More A story about Anxiety and Depression. What’s your mental illness story?
I did my first radio interview with the wonderful Carolyn Sykes. We talked about Guide Dogs, mental health, a bit of Woo Woo and more. Check it out: https://m.mixcloud.com/kennetradio/feel-good-friday-10-feb-2017/