Last night, I enjoyed a rather muted Burns Night supper. You will know this of course if you follow any of my social media accounts as I was not quiet about it. As well as Haggis, I tried the veggie alternative (I’m sorry, it’s just not as good), fake neeps and tatties, finished off with … Continue reading Garnish
If you consumed any form of media yesterday, you were almost certainly told it was Blue Monday, allegedly the most depressing day of the year. You would imagine as a psychiatrist I would have been speaking about the day, advocating for people seeking help and checking in with each other. Of course, checking in with … Continue reading A year in the life…
For the second time this winter, it snowed around our home yesterday. The first time, it had all but melted within the day, but this time with heavier snowfall and colder temperatures it has stuck. Our garden remains covered in a blanket of white, and our in the street where people and cars have ventured, … Continue reading A Moral Pandemic
I’m writing this post on Sunday night (though it is likely Monday before you will see this), a couple of hours before the end of my Christmas holiday. Having finished work on the 23rd December, I return tomorrow morning at 9am for the first time in 2021. I would be lying if I said I … Continue reading End on a high?
There is no denying 2020 has been a shitty log year. When writing and reflecting on a year gone and the New Year ahead you are supposed to be upbeat, but with all which has been lost this year (and we have lost a lot, some much more than most) and no obvious signs of … Continue reading 2020: Well that happened…!