‘Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose’ as the saying goes – the more things change, the more they stay the same. In the 21st century, a time when we think that we, as a society, are enlightened, tolerant… Read moreEquality & Respect – A Thing of the Past?
Depression – the ‘Black Dog’ – describes the state of having as persistently low mood over a long period of time, low enough to have a significant impact on virtually every aspect of your life. At its mildest, it… Read moreThe Black Dog
Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States of America, has chosen to ramp up the rhetoric in the past few days, suggesting the United States will unleash “fire and fury” never seen before, having apparently upgraded their… Read moreJust how dangerous is Donald J. Trump?
Writer’s block. The dreaded feelings of terror, despair and hopelessness. The fingers are poised, the cursor is flashing, almost taunting, but nothing happens. You stare at the screen, paralysed. What’s going on? Will I ever break out of this funk?… Read moreThis Writer’s Block, It Might Come As A Shock!
Forgive me. Having reached the grand old age of (cough), I decided to take a moment to reflect on my life so far, your life-yet-to-come, and take the opportunity to share with you one or two thoughts and observations you… Read moreA letter to my 18-year-old self