William Styron ‘Darkness Visible. A Memoir of Madness’ – my reflections on this book and my own depression

Another 50p charity shop book which attracted me because it was about depression and quite slim so an easy read (not least compared to other volumes on the subject). Tis short and written in 1990 so things have progressed since then (like the author having no appreciation of the value of physical exercise) but it Read More…

BE A SLOB! BElfAst, Sheffield, LOndon, Birmingham (BDblog Sun 26 July – Sat 1 Aug 2015)

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” ¬†Socrates An intense week primarily because of being away from home particularly attending a very useful but thorough Tech for Good boot-camp in Sheffield. Though before that I was in a very wet Belfast. Read More…