Category Archives: health

The Hardest Blogging Man In Showbusiness

Sweat. Not the good, James Brown king of soul sort of sweat. Shivery yuck kinda faint sort of sweat. The sort of sweat that makes you feel glad you have a doctor’s appointment today. I don’t know if it got … Continue reading

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That Was The Year That Was [Well 49 Weeks Of It Anyway]

Three weeks until 2019 shakes me warmly by the hand and, I very much hope, promises to treat me way better than 2018 has treated me. Most of this year I’ve been drowning, not waving, and it’s not easy to … Continue reading

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Well Do Ya?

December. Thank fuck for that. Not something I generally say as I’m a total Christmas humbug and I hate the winter because one day it will kill me with pneumonia or some such. No, I’m not paranoid about winter, that’s … Continue reading

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Not So Grand Tour

Only in sleep am I truly safe. Sadly, sleep is a commodity my increased sense of being unsafe makes extremely rare. I cannot settle at night. Exhaustion eventually takes me in the small hours, which in itself does little to … Continue reading

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Day Terrors

A horrible, horrible weekend in which I have felt unsafe and unheard. As a consequence, last night I was unable to relax enough to sleep until dawn and my already battered body has slipped yet another level down.  Aside from … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day

Isn’t it amazing that just a single day a year solves the entire world’s mental health problems? Sorry, I’m being facetious. I do believe in raising awareness and I do believe we need to remove the stigma of mental health … Continue reading

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Cave Of Shadows

Eight days on from the news of my father’s death I find myself in uncharted waters. As I grapple with the need to forgive a ghost and lay some of my own ghosts to rest I am barely held together … Continue reading

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