Robin Williams

Robin Williams

I woke this morning to the news that Robin Williams is dead. By suicide. The man who has made me laugh all my life was so unhappy, in so much pain that he saw only one way out. The man responsible for Mork, Mrs Doubtfire, Parry and Armand Goldman wasn’t always...
Lumie SAD light – review and give-away

Lumie SAD light – review and give-away

  Back in January I wrote a post about how tricky avoiding I find avoiding depressing during the dark winter months. The lack of sunshine can bring even the most upbeat of people down, so for those with existing mental health problems, like me,  it can be very...
Thanks Stephen Fry

Thanks Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry has been diagnosed with cyclothymia, which he has described as ‘bipolar lite’ a milder form of bipolar disorder. Coincidently I have also been diagnosed with cyclothymia. So when I heard Stephen’s podcast interview with Richard Herring in...
A Grey In My Rainbow

A Grey In My Rainbow

I nearly didn’t write this blog post, scared of hurting or upsetting anyone who loves me and reads it. In amongst the rainbow colours of my life, the funny stories, the food, the pictures of my beautiful family, the reds, yellows, greens and pinks, there is...
I Don’t Have Mental Health Problems

I Don’t Have Mental Health Problems

I don’t have mental health problems. I was just tired today, overwhelmed, nothing to worry about. I don’t have mental health problems. I just feel a little weepy, perhaps I’m due on my period, no need for concern. I don’t have mental health...