Are phones killing our brains ?

Remember the days when you had to remember your pin number ? Or a password to a website ? The days when you used to physically turn a page in a book or hold a newspaper. When you put your hand in your purse or pocket, for money. Or when an apple was a fruit. … Continue reading Are phones killing our brains ?

The Hidden Pain

You pass them on the street. Every day. The lonely. The hurting. The victims and the guilty. The starters and the finishers. We all carry pain but for some it weighs more. You can't always see the tears or hear the cries, they're good at hiding it. They seem at peace so we walk on … Continue reading The Hidden Pain

Will Post Lockdown Anxiety be a thing ?

My anxiety has been affecting me this past week or so and i initially struggled to understand why it wasn't going away. And then i realised. I am very nervous about coming out of lockdown. Here in the UK the lockdown is gradually easing. Schools are back, upto 6 people can meet up and from … Continue reading Will Post Lockdown Anxiety be a thing ?

Insanity and Incarceration

"We live alone, together, seperated from what we know, what we knew. Consciousness is our prison guarded by fear. Each day a repeat of the one before until darkness promises an end. Don't look at the light, don't follow the song. Stay in the dark. Its what they want." This is called "Insanity 8". Part … Continue reading Insanity and Incarceration

Life from inside Tier 3 Lockdown.

Here in England we have 3 levels of lockdown. Three being the highest. Living in Merseyside i am in tier 3 and have been for the past two weeks. So what is life like under these restrictions ? How are we coping ? And how different is it to lockdown 1 ? As far as … Continue reading Life from inside Tier 3 Lockdown.

Garden Centres are open again……

May 29 Lockdown Day 67 Us Brits do love our gardens. Never mind closing pubs, restaurants, hairdessers etc, the one thing we have missed is a garden centre. At a time when most of us are afforded the time to improve our gardens the very places where we could get help are shut ! Madness … Continue reading Garden Centres are open again……

I’m not sure how safe to feel in this “easing” period.

May 12. Lockdown Day 50 As i wrote yesterday, England is confused. Do we go to work or stay at home ? Isolate or socialise ? To be honest, nobody really knows but one thing that did come out of this "easing" is that i can travel anywhere in England to take photographs providing i … Continue reading I’m not sure how safe to feel in this “easing” period.

Confusion and misunderstanding is the “new normal”.

May 11, Monday. Lockdown Day 49. When is a Monday a Wednesday ? A lockdown an invitation to travel the length of the country ? Social distancing to become social partying ? When you live in England. But not Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. They're different. And so our release from lockdown begins. I think … Continue reading Confusion and misunderstanding is the “new normal”.