When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and you Think of Things, you find sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it." - Winnie The Pooh (A.A Milne) I was trying to find a … Continue reading Escaping My Reality
There has been plenty written about the perils of social media recently, the scandal of celebs using their platform to advertise goods to their loyal fan bases, the horrific vitriolic comments targeting people's race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. What doesn't seem to be getting much coverage is the post of your Average Joe / … Continue reading Fatal Attraction – Social Media
The car accident didn't literally break my back, but not too far off. The chronic nerve pain caused by the herniated disc was actually taking longer to sort out than a break to one of my vertebrae would have, and with that delay comes more pain. The accident did however figuratively break my back. For … Continue reading The Straw That Broke This Bear’s Back
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=j4Av4xAV600 December last year saw another major change for me, and my now fiancée. Christmas has always been my favourite time of year. The magic and excitement from being a young kid, the snowy weather - although admittedly I think this nostalgia comes largely from TV and the movies, the family time, eating too much … Continue reading Crash! Bang! Wallop!
I want to start this post by apologising. First of all to anyone who reads my blog, it's been rather quiet here over the past month - and for that I truly am sorry. I also want to apologise to myself. I could see and feel the positive impact writing this blog was having on … Continue reading Life gets in the way
"Family is not an important thing. It’s everything" - Michael J. Fox I have a really, really large family with some really weird complex connections. Like any family over the years there has been the odd argument or falling out, but ultimately we love each other indefinitely. My immediate family consists of my parents, Grandad, … Continue reading Blood Is Thicker Than Water
I've lost track of the amount of times someone has said to me, "happiness is a choice". It's like they truly believe everyone who is battling depression or anxiety has woken up that morning and thought, "do I want to be happy today? No, I'll take another day of darkness". Happiness is sadly not a … Continue reading Happiness Is A Choice