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A reminder that suicide and depression are not selfish

A reminder that suicide and depression are not selfish

Upon hearing the sad news that Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park, had committed suicide,  I wanted to share a part of a Guardian article written after Robin Williams had taken his life. There are some common sense points here about depression, and mental […]

Theresa May and the Holy Grail

Theresa May and the Holy Grail

When the world of Theresa May meets the world of Monty Python and the Holy Grail… I wonder if I have to watch the actual movie before work…

A Small Something About Manchester.

A Small Something About Manchester.

Yesterday, wasn’t a noteworthy day, until the night went on and conflicting reports came in from Manchester. Manchester, my university city for four years, the people who welcomed me, and a place I called home, and very nearly stayed. Today, I awoke to news of children […]

Looking For Good News?

Looking For Good News?

Have you ever woken up, and checked the news, wondering what else is wrong with the world? Perhaps with something like this going through your head? The Sofa cant shake the feeling that the world is filled with bad news story followed by bad news […]

#Brexit – Through The Eyes of Twitter.

#Brexit – Through The Eyes of Twitter.

Today, Theresa May wrote to the European Council president Donald Tusk, to trigger Article 50, and officially begin the break up of UKs relationship with Europe. To mark this day, I considered writing a list of stuff that will probably be lost as a result, […]

Dear America. A Quick Reminder…

Dear America. A Quick Reminder…

That “Love Thy Neighbor” thing. Please don’t forget that today. Thanks

10 Ways To Feel Better on Blue Monday

10 Ways To Feel Better on Blue Monday

Been feeling like crap? Like really – more then having a bad day crap? You are not alone. January is generally known for being crap. Seriously, it seems its a mix of things. To start with, Christmas is over. The bright lights, excitement, and seasonal […]

Be like Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia. Be A Hero.

Be like Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia. Be A Hero.

It’s a popular observation that 2016 has claimed many famous people. One of the most recent being Carrie Fisher known for her role as Princess Leia. Considering the amount of beloved celebrities that have taken their bow this year, Carrie Fishers death struck me the […]

Random Ways to Show Love and Acceptance.

Random Ways to Show Love and Acceptance.

So, lets face it. 2016 is an interesting year. With arguably negative political campaigns held on either side of the Atlantic, leading to negativity spilling out of the newspapers and impacting people in a real way. It feels like the world is leaving 2016 in […]