Is it possible to cure mental illness?

By now we're all well used to the vast divide that exists between the approach towards, understanding of and treatment of mental and physical health. In physical medicine (whilst I acknowledge it obviously has its own set of challenges) we have constant research, fundraising and the development of pioneering surgeries. But it seems, to me... Continue Reading →

Review: The Old Barn, Field Farm

GIFTED | I love doing activities and having adventures with my sons and I’m always looking for new things to do with them, particularly things that don’t involve any kind of monstrous soft play or church hall situations…! So I was thrilled when, a few weeks ago (before the drama threw me off kilter!), we... Continue Reading →

Goodbye Summer, hello Autumn

I've written before about how the weather changes my mood, but this year, I'd been dreading the changing seasons even more than usual. I felt the impending September like a lead weight, as the date was set for my first born baby to start school. I've been a stay at home Mum since he was... Continue Reading →

Anxiety and stress situations

As you might've seen on my social media, it wasn't a good end to August for me. A few spots on our 2 year old quickly became a severe rash, lethargy and fever, resulting in a hospital admission. Obviously it was incredibly stressful and scary, and anybody would be anxious in that situation. But chronic... Continue Reading →

The pros – and cons – of having a husband

It’s my wedding anniversary next week and we’ve been married 8 – yes, that’s 8! – years already. Time flies when you’re having fun, eh?! Through house moves, children, redundancy, bereavement and endless Netflix boxsets, you’re looking at a lady who’s accumulated a fair amount of information on the strange species that is ‘The Husband.’... Continue Reading →

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