Introduction There has not been a lot of activity in this section recently and with good reason. Thinking about the next stage of my life, I thought it best to write a diary to reflect what is happening during this period. So, the analogy is, […]
Month: April 2019
Tyler Joseph, the lead singer from the brilliant group, Twenty One Pilots, openly talks about the meaning of some of the lyrics they write. Having looked at them, and also the videos, I can certainly relate to what they present.
The movement of the crowd turned us around so that we were facing the opposite way whilst carried forward towards the pitch. In addition, blood-curdling sounds of what seemed to bone breaking with cries of pain coming from exhausted mouths. Although managing to be turned around, we faced the tunnel exit and I am sure to this day that my friend was unaware of what I thought I had experienced.
According to the Health and Safety Executive, over half a million people in the UK suffer from burnout and stress due to their type of work. People in healthcare are among the main sufferers, and why would we think it is OK for companies to […]
Trying something new is a challenge for anyone. Starting something new is a totally different ball game. Especially when you are a man of a certain age – well 48 to be exact! I decided a while ago that I needed to change the way […]
Should I avoid drinking in front of my children? Not really something I thought when SJ was growing up. It’s only recently where I’ve stopped drinking and realised how much of an arse I was. An article in the Guardian covers this delicate topic.
Being a parent is difficult enough but trying to bring them up is more so. In my experience anyway. SJ by default is not naturally a talkative child with me, nor anyone else for that matter. I don’t know whether it is because he finds […]
Under-18s with mental health issues to be asked about their social media use. How does this affect our children growing up in an environment that focusses on the haves, rather than the have nots – or the wants over the needs??
The Department of Health in England is pledging £6m to help over eighteen in the UK whose parent(s) are alcoholics. From experience, I can relate to this problem and would have gladly accepted help from organisations who focused their attention on this subject. Seeing your […]
The wait is over. What seems to be a never-ending procession of days that demand your financial attention, bills that need to be paid without delay! How do we manage to survive the slog? The endless checking of the calendar to see if we have […]