It is finally over! After four terrible years for so many people in the United States and beyond, the Trump presidency has ended and Joe Biden has taken the reigns. Even from across the pond the world feels a little brighter today, and there is hope we could see some actual global leadership in tackling … Continue reading Conspiracy and Mental Health
It will escape few people’s notice that face masks in shops are to be made compulsory from the 24th July in England in an attempt to reduce the spread of COVID19. Inevitably, this has led to a heated debate on social media about the benefits or otherwise of masks, as well as a perceived loss … Continue reading No one cared who I was till I put on the mask
Unless you have been living alone in a cave for the past month or so, you will have undoubtedly have seen the news about COVID-19, more commonly know as Coronavirus. First noticed in and around the city of Wuhan in China, it has since spread to much of the world, with particularly severe outbreaks in … Continue reading Time to panic?
I have spoken a little about my day job as a psychiatrist, but I tend to avoid blogging about work here. Partly it is because I want to switch off when I am at home and forget the mound of paperwork growing on my desk, but partly I do not think my job is something … Continue reading Decision time
The festive period can bring a lot of things, food, parties, the occasional family argument. One thing which seems to happen more often than most, someone gets ill. This year it was the dog. At nearly two years old, Darwin has had his fair share of trips to the vet; stomach upsets, an adventure with … Continue reading The poorly dog bounces back