I’ve never particularly struggled with sleep. I’ve had the odd night here and there where I have found it difficult to drop off, or woken earlier than I would like, but it is not common and not every night. Aside from during uncomfortably hot weather or receiving phone calls if I am on call, I’m … Continue reading Time for bed
A year ago today at 8pm, the Prime Minister announced the country was to enter what would become the first of (to date) three national lockdowns. Phrases like Stay Home, Save Lives and Social Distancing became part of common parlance. While the rules have varied, for the last year to a greater or lesser extent … Continue reading One year on
I’ve been a little quiet on the blog lately. After spending much of my writing time editing and proofreading A Tale in Few Words (available to pre-order on Kindle now ready for launch day on the 31st March), I am now busy promoting it online, while taking a little break from writing anything new. As … Continue reading The book is so much better than the film!
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…