Category Archives: mental illness

Arrested Development

 Midsummer. Just gone. And I’m back in London, waiting for the coach to Taizé – to peace – to reconciliation. Reconciliation with what? I’ve spent the last few months being busy. Super-busy. Too much so to stop and reflect. Busy … Continue reading

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Home warming

The last time I wrote about Scotland, it was not home. Home then was the arms of my girlfriend, the understanding of friends, and T.C., and the reconciliation of Taizé. Scotland was other and scary and very, very North. Home … Continue reading

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Release

Let all that is unforgiven in you be released; let all that is unlived in you be lived, with grace. So preached Rev. Prof. Mark Williams, just over a year ago, at the conclusion to his service that day.  Then, … Continue reading

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Abundance

I’ve had a really good week. On Monday, I submitted a paper at the eleventh hour of it being due, to a journal. I learnt that my prayers have been accepted for the next denominational prayer handbook (the logic of … Continue reading

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Neverending Knot

My mother got me a season ticket to the local zoo for my birthday this year. It is one of the best presents ever. I love hanging out there. Only the addition of some pachyderms would make it better. The … Continue reading

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Identifying the Imposter

Christmas is slowly approaching in Scotland. I say slowly, because in spite of the chill air that has been around for months, time still ticks past perceptibly. Once, in my previous home, it raced by. Now,  no amount of rhythm … Continue reading

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Am I OK?

Proprioception is one of the senses you probably didn’t learn about at school. The ability, without looking or touching, to know the whereabouts in space of different parts of your body. My ‘proprioception is a wee bit skewed but generally … Continue reading

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