It's tough enough identifying what's real and what's anxiety, but what the actual fuck is this!? Anxiety makes me doubt everything. 'Chris, the hens are absolutely over run with red mite'. 'OK love, I'm on my way home, I'll pick some stuff up to fix it'. Doubt pings into my racing mind. Did I really … Continue reading What the actual f**k is this!?
My mate Tom lives the life of a 90s PR. Those halcyon days when journalists had time to lunch with you at the restaurant responsible for underwriting your mortgage. In reality, me and Tom (or Tom and I, as he will no doubt correct me) were just starting out in our PR and marketing careers … Continue reading It REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer…PR person
So I was chuffed to bits that the wonderful Denise Welch allowed me to have a sneak peak of her forthcoming short film, Black Eyed Susan. Here's my review. As a mental health ambassador who has spoken publicly and at length about her battles with depression, it’s perhaps no surprise Denise Welch’s first project as … Continue reading Review: Black Eyed Susan
As published in the i Newspaper - 21st January 2017 When people speak out about cancer or heart disease following news of a celebrity’s struggle with the conditions, we don’t accuse them of trying to make the illnesses “trendy”. However, those who speak out about mental health are sometimes criticised for that very reason, as … Continue reading Celebrities speaking out can make a real difference in mental health
When the snowman brings the snoooooooowww Well he just might like to knoooooowwww He’s put a great big smile on somebody’s fa-ace… du du du du dudu dudu du du du Snowmen, Santa Claus, Rudolph, the elves… turns out, they’re just human beings too, and no amount of sparkle, tinsel and Christmas magic can save … Continue reading It REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer….Naughty Elf
I wrote the following article for the Journal. Published 08.10.16. It's World Mental Health Day on Monday. But why should we care? I have a mental health disorder. You can often find me on Northumberland Street, shaking like a leaf, muttering to myself and pushing eighteen cats in a pram. That, of course, is a … Continue reading Weak? Scary? Violent?