Reader Diary: ‘Jeff’ (Part One)

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"Even though I've been diagnosed with stuff, I don't believe it... It depends what mood I'm in and what day it is. Yesterday, I fully agreed that there is everything wrong with me, but then today... I'm just a bit depressed." - 'Jeff', 3rd August 2017. This is the opening observation of a woman, named 'Jeff' … Continue reading Reader Diary: ‘Jeff’ (Part One)

Four Top Tips to Survive Your Initial Teacher Training

Oh, hello. I didn't see you there. You've caught me writing some tips for ITT students, from the perspective of an NQT. You’ll need to get used to this phrase: “It’s going to be a tough year, but you’ll make it through to the end”. Overall, this statement is true. Though, if you believe that … Continue reading Four Top Tips to Survive Your Initial Teacher Training

Thoughts on a Thursday | Welcoming September (WordPress Best Friend) 

I feel like my blog has taken a back seat since jumping full gear into the cyber world and it has been this quiet little whisper in the back of my mind just hanging there… reminding me how much I have been slacking in the writing department. I hate that this is happening and my … Continue reading Thoughts on a Thursday | Welcoming September (WordPress Best Friend) 

So, you’re Bipolar. — Floz (WordPress Best Friend)

Today I thought I’d write about something a bit more personal. A theme I’ve noticed in my posts so far (yes, all two of them, yes, I am inconsistent and shit) is that they are all concerning mental health in some way. So, today I’m writing about how I dealt with being diagnosed with Bipolar […] … Continue reading So, you’re Bipolar. — Floz (WordPress Best Friend)

ANTIFA – Ironically Fascist

Oh, hello. I didn't see you there. You've caught me writing words discussing a veiled threat to society. I’ve been itching to write about the absolutely tragic, disgraceful and abhorrent actions of the white supremacist, in Charlottesville. However, much has been typed, vlogged and blogged, so I won't add another drop into the ocean. I … Continue reading ANTIFA – Ironically Fascist

30 Day Video Game Challenge – Post 1 – Very First Video Game!

Oh, hello. I didn't see you there. You caught me writing words about the time I popped my video game cherry, when I carefully placed Keystone Kapers into my Dad's video game console. But before we begin, let me explain how this little series will work. The image above shows a 30-day challenge. Originally, it was … Continue reading 30 Day Video Game Challenge – Post 1 – Very First Video Game!

Reader Diary: Jeff (Part Two)

"Even though I've been diagnosed with stuff, I don't believe it... It depends what mood I'm in and what day it is. Yesterday, I fully agreed that there is everything wrong with me, but then today... I'm just a bit depressed." - 'Jeff', 3rd August 2017. This is the opening observation of a woman, named 'Jeff' … Continue reading Reader Diary: Jeff (Part Two)

Daylight Robbeery

Oh, hello. I didn't see you there. You've caught me writing words from Punta Cana International Airport, impatiently awaiting my departure back to the UK. A two-week honeymoon in the beautiful Dominican Republic has rejuvenated, relaxed and revitalised me. I've many fond memories of the trip, including spending time in a local primary school, eating … Continue reading Daylight Robbeery

Little steps from a dark place (WordPress Best Friend) 

Little steps from a dark place It has been a while hasn’t it, something I have said on more than one occasion before.  Well since my last post things have not been peachy, rosy and the clouds have not had a silver lining.  I’d say it not rained but poured down and there has been … Continue reading Little steps from a dark place (WordPress Best Friend) 

The Relief of Diagnosis Day…

Oh, hello. I didn’t see you there. You’ve caught me writing words about a petrifying day in my life: The day I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. ‘What the bloody hell is that?’ I remember contemplating. In 2004, OCD was still a relatively unknown term in the media and in society. The only creatures … Continue reading The Relief of Diagnosis Day…