A little update on my podcast, which I can't believe already has 6 completed episodes (well....no. 6 is scheduled to go live tomorrow!) Since my last post, I've been lucky to interview Paula McGuire about how she no longer has to live with anxiety, but how anxiety has to live with her and her penchant … Continue reading New on The REALLY cast!
It's been a while since I typed....and that's because I've been spending the last few weeks recording, editing and mixing. I have technical skills I had no idea I had. Audacity has become my friend. Which is really great for someone who freaks out at the sight of a new type of coffee jug in … Continue reading The REALLY Cast – a brand new mental health podcast
Time well spent at Cullernose Point
Imposter syndrome 101 for the awkward and apologetic. A blog series from Lucy Nichol
I've been very lucky to work with mental health charity, Mind, over the last few months and without doubt, one of the nicest projects I've picked up is Crafternoon. Mind's Crafternoon is a fundraising event whereby supporters sign up as 'hosts' and hold a Crafternoon with friends / colleagues / neighbours who all get together … Continue reading Have yourself a merry crafty Christmas
The festivities begin, the nights draw in and the heating kicks in...with an awkward thud and a familiar sense of warm dust tantalising your nostrils. It's finally here! Chunky old knits and crochet scarves re-surface. The coffee's topped with cinnamon sprinkles. And kitchen cupboards wink at you, enticing you with maple syrup and roasted nuts, … Continue reading Autumn bliss
Live Theatre, Newcastle, 24 Oct - 10 Nov It's a brave move to use Gothic horror as the backdrop for a story exploring mental health problems - you've got to be pretty confident in your approach. However, writer Paul Sirett and the production team at Live Theatre have managed to pull it off. When I … Continue reading Review: Clear White Light