Anxiety I am fundraising for CALM on World Mental Health Day

I am fundraising for CALM on World Mental Health Day

In the summer of 2009, I walked to the foot of Preston’s bus station, stared up at the edge high above me and considered stepping off that edge. I needed to escape my prison of life, trapped inside a tyrannical closet of my creation and shackled to a religion that was slowly killing me. Three …

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Dublin Dispatches The Dublin Dispatches – Day Three

The Dublin Dispatches – Day Three

Day three was writer’s day, and I set off up O’Connell street to the Dublin Writers Museum. I passed the GPO Building, the centre of the Irish rebellion known as the Easter Rising, where there was a foolhardy attempt to oust the British. It failed, but the building survived in all its magnificence. The GPOΒ is …

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The Journal The Journal – Chapter 22: What I Should Have Said

The Journal – Chapter 22: What I Should Have Said

It’s strange to be sat here, watching him breathe. I’ve been here every day for the last three weeks since they brought him in. The bruises have faded now. But the damage is still there. He’s lain there asleep for three weeks. They don’t know if he’ll wake up ever. Everyone’s been to visit him. …

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