It is coming to a time of year (Christmas) that I have become more and more conflicted about as the years have gone by. I don’t think it is a time of year that I have ever really enjoyed. I find it challenging for so many reasons and after what we have all been throughContinue reading “Into the Void”
A fairly depressing song – from a fairly depressing band – and certainly a lead singer with somewhat questionable attitudes and beliefs. Relax. I am not going down that path. It is the thoughtfulness that this song brings out that I relate to. There is also some empathy with the background to the song andContinue reading “How Soon Is Now”
One of the reasons I listen to music is to escape. It is something that takes me away from the now and transports me to different moments in time. It can transport me back to a particular place, evoke a memory from another point of my life or on a journey of discovery whereby IContinue reading “White Rabbit”
Do you ever feel alone? Like really alone? Even with good people around you and people in your corner – do you ever feel the coldness of feeling completely alone? It is something I have felt often before, but the last few weeks I have felt myself descending into that dark chasm even more. ItContinue reading “One Tree Hill”
If you ever feel like you operate on auto pilot a lot of the time or live your life in some sort of fog – then I am with you – and this piece might hit home a little too. I think, for a good many years now, (around 10) that 95% of the timeContinue reading “Pure Morning”
Creep by Radiohead is a song that sits close with me – on so many levels. Clearly, I think it is a good song to listen to full stop, plus the background story to it is intriguing to say the least – but it is the lyrics that resonate with me. They have also beenContinue reading “Creep”
It has been a few weeks since my last post – but actually this is my 18th so far and for that I am pretty proud of myself. I had no expectations when I set out to do this – I didn’t know if it would be a one off – or a regular thingContinue reading “Release The Pressure”
I think I am beginning to realise that I need more help. I have help. Very good help. Help that has made a massive difference already and continues to push me along a positive journey. That will continue – for sure – I will not give up on that journey. But I think I needContinue reading “Dancing In The Dark”
One of my favourite songs of all time is called “When the Levee Breaks” – by the amazing Led Zeppelin. I love everything about it – and it is a go to song for me when I have a lot on my mind. I draw comparisons between the Levee and my brain. Not sure ifContinue reading “When the Levee Breaks”
Oh the familiar beast of burden. Something I have felt all my life – well for as long as I can remember. With me, it manifests itself in 2 forms. Neither of them are particularly helpful and both of them are pretty exhausting in their own right. Here’s what I mean. I have always takenContinue reading “Beast of Burden”
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