Category Archives: Personal

Dark vs Light

Best to get this out the way before I start; every now and then I feel compelled to write something that is bugging me in one way or another. Sometimes, its about society while others its something deep; this one’s … Continue reading

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The beauty of doing nothing

Burnout

When I think back to being a kid it was really easy to sit around and do nothing; not a care in the world, in fact I’d never even heard the word “stress”. I can remember days, back when I … Continue reading

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The emotion bank

It’s just over a year since I opened up to the world (well those that are interested) that I suffer from depression. Opening up to the greater audience was daunting but something that I needed to do. The worry was that mental illness … Continue reading

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Some days….

“Some days you’re the pigeon and some days you’re the statue” This week has been a challenge, there are more defined (blunt) ways of putting it but that wouldn’t be in keeping with a positive attitude; it has been a … Continue reading

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Importance of being a little crazy

This month will see me pass a “life landmark” as I hit 40. The old saying goes that it “all downhill from 40” so it got me thinking about these things. In the last “almost” 40 years my life has changed … Continue reading

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Little big planet

There’s a old saying that says “it’s a small world” and it really is. The saying relates in reality to the 7 degrees of separation theory which states that you are only ever 7 connections from anyone on the planet. … Continue reading

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S**t I got old!

This morning when I woke up the day was the same as any other, the only difference is that I would be driving down to Westbury to drop off my eldest son at the Army Officers Selection Board so he … Continue reading

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Aftermath

It’s been a week now since I opened up and bared my soul to the world. It’s one week later and nothing has changed for me. The ground didn’t open up and swallow me whole nor have I been sent … Continue reading

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My names Rob and I’m mental

Lonliness

“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Feels a little like the cliché alcoholics anonymous meeting, “My names Rob and I’m … Continue reading

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The only constant is change

We it’s been almost 3 years since I last posted anything and a lot has changed.Back in April 2012 we were blessed with twins, a boy and a girl, both healthy kids. Let us fast forward to today and those … Continue reading

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