Dancing with the black dog

Hello and welcome to my latest blog post about dancing with the black dog. When I talk about dancing with the black dog, I am talking about depression. The black dog has become a very popular and useful means for visualising and representing depression. As skilfully shown by the following You Tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiCrniLQGYc As … Continue reading Dancing with the black dog

Operation week

Good evening and welcome to my blog and Facebook page followers. Operation week... This week I would like to write about my latest operation and attempts at self-care. For my blog post regulars you will be aware that I have had chronic pain for nearly 9 years. I choose to try and live as good … Continue reading Operation week

Hello again

A big hello and welcome to my blog and Facebook page followers and to those of you who may have come across my page by chance. This week I would like to write about my experiences of watching a local ice skating competition that was held at my local rink. I haven't been feeling well … Continue reading Hello again

I want to appreciate my body…

Firstly I wanted to take this opportunity to wish Happy New Year to all my blog and Facebook page followers: Happy New Year 2019 greeting banner. Festive background with colourful confetti, party popper and sparkles. Image source: Vector I want to hold my hands up, I think I have been a bit hard on myself … Continue reading I want to appreciate my body…

2018 in review

I love this time of year for one thing, a chance to slow down, take time out from work and other commitments. A chance to reflect upon the year that has been and make plans and aspirations for the year to come. In this blog I am going to look at what creative practices you … Continue reading 2018 in review

Hello December

how are your feelings about the christmas period? Christmas can traditionally be a very challenging time of year... There can be a lots of pressures financially to buy the latest gadgets and expensive gifts for family members, friends etc... which could easily lead to getting into massive amounts of debt. This can be especially crippling … Continue reading Hello December

Bohemian Rhapsody

Hello, Welcome back to my blog. I hope that you are all well. This week I would like to look at the film Bohemian Rhapsody, which chronicles the life of one of my all time favourite bands Queen and the legend who is Freddy Mercury. Here are Roger Taylor and Brian May with some of … Continue reading Bohemian Rhapsody