Category Archives: mental health

Oh It’s Written In The Village Rolls…

Life is struggle, some just struggle less than others. To be Darwinian for a moment, eat the poor. No sorry, that’s eugenics, not Darwinism. What I meant to say was that some of us are closer to the bottom of … Continue reading

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A Deceptive Calm

There is a calmness to depression, an opiated sort of detachment from the sharper edges of reality even as those edges continue to cut us to ribbons. Some believe depression is a sign of weakness: I can’t offer a ten … Continue reading

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Same Old…

I was low before I even heard that there is to be a snap election in June, one which looks likely to bury the Labour Party forever and with it any hopes whatsoever of British government post Brexit being interested … Continue reading

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Adrift

Insomnus. Lacksasleepicals. Fuggin’ tired. Basically my body doesn’t like UK time these days. UK time doesn’t taste like America times (they have several) and I blame Brexit for making me feel like this isn’t my country, these are no longer … Continue reading

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The World Is My Oyster Card

Looks like it’s a year tomorrow since my American adventure began. In some cases people follow up that sort of statement with “Hasn’t the time flown?” or similar inanities but the past year has been delightfully bounteous when it comes … Continue reading

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(Not) Bringin’ Da Noise

I feel out of sync with the world today. It’s not so bad, the world is overly full of megalomaniac politicians all intent on pursuing hardline practices even if the consequences prove disastrous for the species as a whole. I’m … Continue reading

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Assorted

Does anything come in mixed bags nowadays? Presumably there were mixed bags of all sorts of things once upon a time – sweets, veggies, ammunitions, sex toys, disposable limbs – so much so that the phrase ‘a mixed bag’ came … Continue reading

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