Why I chose alcohol over my kids… every time!!

Trying to describe exactly what my children mean to me now is difficult, words never seem to adequately explain just how they make me feel. They are my 5 greatest teachers, we learn about the world, and together we grow. But it hasn’t always been like that, there was a point in my life where,…

Suicide: How I nearly took my own life.

I want to start by getting rather stereotypical about the way I might be perceived because I believe stereotypes and perception play a big part in how the taking of ones life might come about, and also in how society views how someone might reach such a point in their life. People have described me…

Nurturing resilience…

‘I mention the severe trauma that the child Pablo Picaso underwent at the age of three: the earthquake in Malaga in 1884, the flight form the family’s apartment into a cave that seemed to be more safe, and eventually witnessing the birth of his sister in the same cave under these very scary circumstances. However, Picaso survived these traumas without later…

A chance to be free!

  Remember when David Blaine decided to lock himself in a glass box and hang in the air of London for 44 days? Some people were impressed, most laughed, some even threw eggs, but essentially, after an initial bit of interest, London, and indeed the world, carried on around him. When I try to conjure…