Category Archive: Mental health

My Achilles Oojamaflip

                                                    MY ACHILLES OOJAMAFLIP I’m not perfect. In fact, I’m far from perfect. But perfection is not something I have ever striven for as a person. I seek to do my job to… Continue reading

Julia’s “Desperate Ruse”: A discussion about depression and suicide by fellow blogger: Autismthoughts

  I personally wanted to blog about how Depression and Suicidal thoughts affects, and has affected, some of my friends but Julia has written a piece about it here from her own personal… Continue reading

How many times must people be so tragically, and often avoidably, let down by the authorities?

I started writing this from my point of view as an Officer in the London Fire Brigade and actually, to do that would imply that my anger, upset and disappointment at the issue… Continue reading

An NT’s life with an ‘Aspie’ wife.

I am Neurotypical.  My wife has Asperger’s.  For those of you who aren’t aware (though I’m assuming if you’ve found this post then, yes, you are) Asperger’s is an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (or… Continue reading

The Curse of Demon Sha’r

  I am not religious.  I do not have anything against religion but, though I joke about most things in life (including religion), I wouldn’t want to offend someone who believed in a… Continue reading

“That man is playing Galaga! Thought we wouldn’t notice, but we did!”

  Spoiler Alert:  This Blog contains rants! A friend of ours (my wife and I) has had to tolerate some fairly unpleasant and traumatic experiences in her life and, as a consequence, was… Continue reading