Advent Calendar 2018

I've created a photo advent calendar for Twitter and thought it might be nice to have a record of it on my blog. I'll try and update this page with the daily photo. 1st December Myself and partner saw the forecast around 6 years ago in the big freeze and took the day off work …

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The peace of the wild things- Save Stoke Park Woods

I started visiting Stoke Park Estate in Bristol when my daughter was 4 years old. I was a lonely, isolated, single parent experiencing depression. I lived locally to the park, but didn't know my community at all. For those unaware of what Stoke Park is, it's an area of parkland set alongside urban areas of …

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The power of a factory reset

Yesterday was a horrible day, everything felt like it had fallen into piles of tiny pieces. It took a long time to calm myself. When something distressing happens I can often hold it for some time, running it over and over on repeat, the painful feelings conducting my behaviors, like an errant orchestra. In a …

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