Silence Is Not Golden

“What’s your name?”   “Oh – he’s not a talker”.   Forced smile. Remind myself – they are just being kind.   That’s usually my standard response.   Sometimes it’s misinterpreted – fair enough really, I doubt they’d want the whole story, nor can I be bothered to tell it – and followed by another… Continue reading Silence Is Not Golden

Wide Awake Club

According to the Mental Health Foundation, sleep is as important to our health as eating, drinking and breathing. Not only that, but poor sleep is linked to physical problems such as a weakened immune system and mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression.   Well, that’s just great isn’t it? – because for many… Continue reading Wide Awake Club

We stick together, we can see it through ‘Cause you’ve got a friend in me

Crying is pretty much as regular an occurance to me as blinking these days. Whether it’s tears because I am tired or annoyed that life dealt my boy a difficult deck of cards. Or because I am overjoyed that he is managing to sit himself down on a slide for the first time, instead of… Continue reading We stick together, we can see it through ‘Cause you’ve got a friend in me