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I’ve been poked… just in time

I’ve been poked… just in time

Yesterday, a stick poked me. So named for his insect like build, Stick’s a mate of my eldest son, Luke and he interviewed me for a university radio piece on mental health.

Living from feed to feed, and surviving

Living from feed to feed, and surviving

The advice of seasoned channel swimmers and coaches is consistent, don’t think of France, don’t look back at the white cliffs, swim from feed to feed and eventually you run out of water.

We're all bananas

We're all bananas

In the family of mood disorders Bipolar 2 is the middle child, often misunderstood and struggling for its own identity.

Classically defined B2 is a psychiatric illness marked by distinct periods of extreme euphoria (hypomania), and sadness or hopelessness (depression).