Recently on no more wriggling…
- A Great War poem for August 2014: MCMXIV (1914) by Philip Larkin
- Teaching the First World War – engaging imaginations with historic newspapers
- The Writer’s Blog Tour – coming out of the attic to party….
- The Sinking of the RMS Tayleur – author Gill Hoffs on how Victorian corsetry contributed to a tragedy…
- Shell shock on film: myth or reality?
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Editors note: This is the third in a monthly series of guest posts on the subject of mental health. For December Stef has felt able to share her experience as a woman, wife and mother living with depression. It is … Continue reading
Today is a big day for me. I stood, quite unashamed, in W.H Smiths browsing through a magazine. I was surprised to be allowed to stand there for so long, right under the watchful eyes of the cashier, but with the … Continue reading
Editors note: This is the second in a monthly series of guest posts on the subject of mental health. For November we are lucky to have award-winning blogger Jo Middleton of slummysinglemummy writing for us of her experiences. She looks … Continue reading
Editors note: This is Lucy’s story, the first in a monthly series of guest posts on the subject of mental health. Lucy is in her 30’s and a mum to two lovely children. It is in her own words, and … Continue reading
I published this blog post last year and it is still one of those viewed regularly. Since I first wrote it I have had some interesting discussions with people who have examined this subject from different perspectives. I clearly have … Continue reading
I have, over the past two or three years, been unlocking metaphorical cupboards to find metaphorical skeletons falling at me from all sides. Inspired less by ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ than by an indecent fascination with the minutiae … Continue reading
…..yesterday for ‘Mental illness, motherhood and finding the real me’ I got so many comments from people that it is clear there is a huge interest in mental health issues out there in the world of blogging. I am so … Continue reading
My name is Suzie and I have experienced mental illness. There I have said it. Not so difficult really was it? Actually, this was a difficult post to publish and for many people it is practically impossible to come out … Continue reading