Category Archives: irrational fears

3 stents later…

For those of a nervous disposition (snowflakes), turn away now… First of all, I have to say to sorry to myself for not keeping my blogs up to date. It was something I promised myself right at the beginning. At … Continue reading

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Embracing our ‘madness’

I sometimes worry that all this talk of mental health issues might give the wrong impression to some. Convincing them perhaps,  that there is a way of ‘perfect being’. A ‘correct’ way to be, mentally. That to feel depressed, anxious, high, … Continue reading

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Heart is where the thin tube is.

Yesterday was a big day for me…but before I get on to that let me say one thing. If there are any of you out there due to go into hospital for an Angiogram…have no fear. It’s OK and it … Continue reading

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Racist? Your Hatred will make you ill.

I want to apologise before I begin. That’s because I guess today’s post could be called preaching. It’s not meant to be. It’s more of a warning and it’s meant sincerely. So…my text today…‘your Hatred will make you ill’. You … Continue reading

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What our dreams mean.

I’ve always been a bit unsure of what to make of those people who say that they can tell us what our dreams mean. All I ‘know’ is that for some reason, dreams are important. I feel sorry for those … Continue reading

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‘Wearable Technology’…you mean a watch?

According to my wearable technology…my er…Fit-Bit. I died twice last night and this afternoon during a brief lie-down I had apparently climbed 568 stairs. This is the equivalent of an up and down trip in the Leaning Tower of Pisa. … Continue reading

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Clinging by my fingertips to what is left of my life…

OK, so ‘Clinging by my fingertips to what is left of my life…’ might seem a little over the top. But if you had just had the day I have, perhaps you would understand. As I may have mentioned before … Continue reading

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Don’t worry about the weather. It’s not worth it.

If you are planning a holiday (or a vacation as our American friends say), in the UK, I have some advice. Don’t worry about the weather. Don’t worry about the weather. It’s not worth it.  OK, if you were going … Continue reading

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What’s the most popular excuse for owning a gun?

I made the mistake of putting a question on Quora today asking something on the lines of, ’What’s the most popular excuse for owning a gun’? Dear reader, believe me when I say that it was a question that bore no … Continue reading

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Don’t believe everything they say about being a Grandfather.

There’s something special about being a Grandfather (*cough). Should you be lucky enough to reach this regarded position in the hierarchy of the family, special powers are automatically bestowed upon you. Younger members of the family will hang on to … Continue reading

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Anti-Depressants – Depression – Anxiety.

I don’t suppose that it’s as embarrassing as it might have been a few years ago to say that most of my family (including me) are taking antidepressants.  Whether depression and anxiety are a symptom of the fast-paced world that … Continue reading

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Take pride in calling yourself a Technophobe?

If there’s a kind of people who really gets my goat (what a stupid expression. I don’t have a goat?)it’s the people who take pride in calling themselves Technophobe The kind of person who, when confronted with a row of … Continue reading

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How I Learnt to Stop Striving and Just BE.

  This is how I learnt to stop striving…but first striving, to strive. What does it mean? The dictionary definition says something like: Strive: To make great efforts to achieve or obtain something. To struggle or fight vigorously. To try, try hard, attempt, endeavour, aim, aspire, venture, undertake, seek, make an … Continue reading

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Trace your roots with DNA. The Stuff of Life.

.I asked for and was lucky enough to receive a Deoxyribonucleic acid  (DNA) testing kit for my last birthday. A boy was it worthwhile, I found out exactly what I wanted to know. Plus a few extra surprises along the way. … Continue reading

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Do not disturb…Brexiting…

After the Brexit vote. A few months ago, just after the Brexit vote I found myself in a hotel in Cornwall, not far from the very popular and EU funded Eden Project. After dinner one evening and at the bar, … Continue reading

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From Russia with Love? Asking for a friend.

Did Russia poison the Skripals? There are a quite a few things I don’t understand about the poisoning in Salisbury. OK, let’s ask the question ‘Did Russia poison the Skripals?’, there are apparently reasons we should and like most interested … Continue reading

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