Category Archives: Hearing voices
“A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.” Discuss.
You’ll be aware of the old proverb regarding birds and bushes (you boy! stop sniggering at the back, there). The original meaning may have been subtly different, but these days it’s generally understood as a warning against gambling: that you … Continue reading
This is not a blog post
It is a brief explanation and apology for the absence of any blog posts. (And also continues from the last words of the last post with another John Lydon reference, if you know your PiL. Or, if you prefer your … Continue reading
Yet more whingeing
This post contains whingeing. If you don’t like whingeing, you don’t have to read it. If you do read it, please don’t have a go at me in the comments for whingeing. Thank you.
It’s ok, I can do this
Right, well, it’s dawned on me that I was somewhat ungracious in my reaction to your comments on my last post. (In other words, I was a prick.) Apologies if you were caught up in the middle of it. (In … Continue reading
Get yer desktop out for the lads…
Scroll down to work out the significance of the title… But first of all, before the interesting part of the post, mental health news. I am feeling – whisper it – better. Not a whole lot better, but better. I … Continue reading
Arse over tit
No, not a description of my sexual preferences… Well, I’ve finally had my long-awaited and much-stressed-over appointment with General Psychiatrist. For those of you who don’t know, General Psychiatrist is my brilliantly witty and massively creative pseudonym for the general … Continue reading
How’s it going?
Well, I guess I’d have to say that I’m doing ok, but not great. I’ve been sticking to my plan of getting up at 9-30. Sunday into Monday I basically didn’t sleep. I probably snatched a few minutes here and … Continue reading
A psychotic edge
No, no, it’s ok, I don’t mean U2’s guitarist has started believing his underpants are receiving thought-transmissions from Rory McGrath. (Although, frankly, it would explain a lot…) The title to this post is a quote from the referral letter sent … Continue reading
Of depression: the different types, and there (probably) being an epidemic of neither
Depression is back in the news again, thanks to the recent revelation that 2012 saw the highest ever number of antidepressant prescriptions in England – more than 50 million, apparently. This had led to an orgy of ill-informed comment (most … Continue reading →