I Lived

About 18 years ago I worked on a TV programme called ‘50 Things To Do Before You Die’. 20,000 BBC viewers voted and we compiled a list, a number of which we filmed. Top was swimming with dolphins…

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The Way It Is

Lockdown days seemed to be centred around breakfast, lunch, Boris and dinner; the only things that seemed to distinguish the morning, from the afternoon, from the evening. The days became known in…

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True Colours

The other day, I posted a question on a mental health forum I am part of, which has 55,000 members. ‘If you could ask just one question about your mental health, what would it be?’ Nearly every…

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Better Days

On Monday morning I was searching for train times to London. The TFL journey planner showed severe delays on the Jubilee line. I didn’t need to look any further, I just knew that on the first post…

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To Life, L’Chaim

Lockdown was something we could never have imagined happening to the world. The measures that were put in place by Boris Johnson represented some of the most far-reaching curbs on personal freedom…

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I’m Still Standing

On 9th July 2018 I sent this text on the way to my first appointment with Dr Stephen Pereira. ‘This has been a long journey for me and this is my last resort today. Whatever anyone thinks I have…

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Welcome to the first Mental Heads Blog

I will be honest, I have never read a blog and I have never written a blog so I googled how to write a blog and I’m not really that much more informed but what I know is I have quite a story to tell,…

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