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Health

4 Things We Should Take Away From the Covid-19 Pandemic

This is a post I’ve been wanting to write for a while, and given that (at the time of writing) restrictions here in the UK have been lifted (many of us would argue it’s been done too early), now is probably a good time. Plus, after being pinged by the NHS app, I’m currently in… Continue reading 4 Things We Should Take Away From the Covid-19 Pandemic

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Comedy

My Favourite Live Comedy Performances

When I wrote this post back in 2020, I had been thinking a lot about stand-up comedy and how much of a role it plays in my life. Regular readers of my blog will know that Liam and I make regular trips to comedy gigs (you know, pre-covid of course) and in 2019, we went… Continue reading My Favourite Live Comedy Performances

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Anxious Ramblings 5 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic 2: Electric Boogaloo

It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about the C-word properly in relation to my mental health, but as lockdown rules are very slowly being lifted (or at least, they are at the time of writing), I feel it’s probably time to address it again. In honesty, not much not has happened since you know...lockdown. My… Continue reading Anxious Ramblings 5 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic 2: Electric Boogaloo

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OCD Tales

“We All Need OCD Now” – My Thoughts on This Week’s Wall Street Journal Article

I know, I’m supposed to be on my sort-of blogging break. However, when I read about a certain article published by The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday (31st March), I had to come out of my box and address it. To be honest, I didn’t really want to taint my blog with this fantastic piece… Continue reading “We All Need OCD Now” – My Thoughts on This Week’s Wall Street Journal Article

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

An Update

So 2020 is turning out to be quite a shit-show isn't it? I hope everyone is staying safe and that you're following Boris' instructions to stay the hell indoors. This is just a quick post to say thank you to everyone for your kind messages and comments on my last post regarding this bloody awful… Continue reading An Update

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OCD Tales

Anxious Ramblings 4 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic

I didn’t particularly want to write this post. I didn’t want to taint my blog by talking about the thing that everyone else is talking about. However, as this fucking wanker of a virus is slowly destroying my mental health, I think I need to speak. Of course I’m going to be talking about coronavirus… Continue reading Anxious Ramblings 4 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic