Pandemic panic

In this post I want to talk about anxiety. Before I start I should make it clear that I’m not a psychologist and I’m not trying to offer answers – I’m just saying a few things out loud in the hope that they might start to make sense in my own crazy Mother Hubbard mind.

So Long in Lockdown

It’s only recently that I’ve come to accept that ‘introvert’ isn’t actually a dirty word. A few years ago saying it out loud would have felt akin to admitting I mainlined heroin for breakfast, or really liked watching reality TV. But I’m out and proud.  And now I’ve accepted it my world is a muchContinue reading “So Long in Lockdown”

My All-Time Top Three Trips

In this post I’d like to tell you about my all-time top three trips as a solo traveller. When I refer to ‘trips’ I daresay you’d be inclined to think that I’m talking about journeys I’ve made. But you’d be wrong.  I actually mean falling over. Specifically, falling over while travelling. You know that age-oldContinue reading “My All-Time Top Three Trips”

The Ghosts of Easter Past

Easter.   I don’t mind admitting that it’s never really sat very comfortably with me. I’m not from a particularly religious family, despite the fact that my uncle was a man of the cloth. To be fair I’m not even from a particularly family-friendly family.  When I look back at Easters from years gone byContinue reading “The Ghosts of Easter Past”