Category Archives: depression

Losing the past

There was an article about the archaeological explorations taking place along the route of HS2, the planned high-speed rail link between London and Birmingham. It highlighted the amazing number of sites being excavated, spanning the human history of the last … Continue reading

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A light in the darkness

“I have awoken with a fire in my belly, a good fire, one that speaks of life, a beacon in the dark, and if I place it on a high enough peak perhaps you can see it, perhaps it can … Continue reading

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A strange gift…

Like most mothers, I have been the recipient of some strange gifts in my time. When children are young, what seems appropriate in their eyes may seem downright bizarre to an adult observer not privy to the inner workings of … Continue reading

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Be your own worst enemy or your best friend by Nick Verron

Reblogged from Nick Verron… my son on taking your own advice. It’s so awesome! I’ve accidentally led myself down a trail of thought which has solved the major problems currently holding me back in life. Yesterday, I was writing some … Continue reading

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Stranded in civilisation

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Darkness

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Normal rules don’t apply

“I’d kill the bastard, if it was one of my kids.” I’ve heard that so many times over the past few years since my son was stabbed through the brain. I can understand it; that is precisely what I would … Continue reading

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The smile of a clown

Leonard Lowe: We’ve got to tell everybody. We’ve got to remind them. We’ve got to remind them how good it is. Dr. Sayer: How good what is, Leonard? Leonard Lowe: Read the newspaper. What does it say? All bad. It’s … Continue reading

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