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Arbit-seen it before-rage

WARNING: This post may contain spoilers Feel like I’m always apologising at the start of my posts. This time it’s because I haven’t posted in a while. That has a lot to do with the fact that I’ve been feeling … Continue reading

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Some kind of death wish

So there’s an aspect of depression that is very difficult to talk about. Yeah, I know, like the rest of it isn’t, right? Well. That’s true. But I manage ok with talking about the rest of it. I think. At … Continue reading

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My family, and other animals

I feel it’s about time I write a post about my family. I was reminded the other day by a friend and blogger (a more experienced one than I) that this blog need not be solely about me and my … Continue reading

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I love to hate me – apparently

So after many many weeks of therapy I, together with my therapist of course, have unearthed a biggie. Before I say what exactly, I want to say up front that I kind of both agree and disagree with the conclusion … Continue reading

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Guns or minds – where does the trigger get pulled?

So many things have been written in the aftermath of that most tragic of events that happened in Connecticut. For many of us the horror of those events is almost too much to think about. We fear for the mortality of … Continue reading

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Like a magnifier for everything bad

With the best will in the world I wanted this blog to be about many things – things that interest me. But as I may have mentioned before, quite a big strand of my life right now is my battle … Continue reading

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Our mental health service is crumbling

A quick update on where I am first – following my post last month regarding my depression. Truthfully? I have no idea where I’m at. When I first started this post a little over a week ago I really felt … Continue reading

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Argo and my craving for more like it

I’m a sucker for a good political drama, I really am. But to be clear I don’t mean that which gets reported, analysed and re-reported by the media about the goings on in Westminster. That stuff drives me nuts. No, … Continue reading

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Not what I would have wished

Confession number 1 Forgive me WordPress for I have sinned. It has been 22 days since my last (indeed my first) post. It wasn’t meant to be like this, honest. Confession number 2 The following post is not really what … Continue reading

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First (not ‘past the’) post

The first post is the hardest, right? So many ideas that have been bubbling around in my head and now that it comes to it I just don’t know which direction to take. But here’s what I figure. This is … Continue reading

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