For Nicole

My Cousin watches on as the rites, rituals and customs I preform each week seemingly result in minor successes. She watches me wake up and smile each morning, say thank you to God, to my family and friends, get promoted at work,┬ámanage my depression and beat insomnia. My Cousin begins to pay attention to the…

A Golden Bird of Inspiration

*This is an old draft that I have updated* All that glitters certainly is not gold. I started 2015 certain my life would begin to improve if I pretended it already had. I had a fake smile, a fake relationship and a fake backstory to excuse my mental breakdown. By August I had gained a…

I Hate Friday’s

I apologise now, I’ve been faking it. I hate Friday. My friends will be shocked and I do feel bad as each week I WhatsApp a list of mates (victims) with my deliriously ecstatic ‘Happy Friday!’ message. But, Friday’s are the absolute worst day of my week… well Friday night. Each week I rise at…

Catalyst for Change

Things happen for a reason and if you do not believe this then I wish you Love & Light. You meet people for a reason. Love happens; paths cross, stories entwine, energy is shared. We cherish, mourn or scorn the experience but we are changed none the less. On the 7th June I experienced the…

100 hours of sleep

I slept for ten hours last night! That is the tenth time this year I have had over eight hours continuous sleep, 100 hours! An amazing achievement for an insomniac and one that I am proud to report. Usually I sleep between the hours of 1am and 5am and even this can be broken and…

Ibiza Colour Splash

A wave of depression threatens to crash down upon me, I refused to be sucked under and headed to one of my favourite spaces; The Face Painting Shop. I have been a customer of theirs for years and although it is a slight journey out for me, this place has been a key factor in…

tsuguA

I had to turn things around. For the last four years August has been remembered by signifying the biggest argument I have ever been involved in, my hospitalisation and sudden departure from Ireland, of which I have never returned. Hence, the last few years have brought on a post traumatic like reaction which I needed…