Monthly Archives: January 2014

I am Charly Gaul

As I have said many times since I started writing this blog back in the summer of 2010, I am not a whippet thin racing cyclist riding a top of the range racing bike, chewing up miles every week wearing … Continue reading

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Invisible

The other night I was cycling home and I spotted a cyclist ahead of me. No lights, no hi vis jacket. He was practically invisible. I caught him up, and as I passed I turned to him and said, ‘please … Continue reading

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Dental

My first job in the mental health field was as a Residential Social Worker at a mental health hostel for young people. There was one person living there who had  – to put it bluntly – bad teeth. It was … Continue reading

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Slow Emotion

Regular readers will know how I am plagued by mood swings, especially sharp bursts of irritability.  Ironically, one of the most stressful activities for me, given the name of this blog, is fixing a puncture. I have written about this before, … Continue reading

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