Inner roads

Part 1 of 2 – Inner roads It’s been a crazy couple of years, and in between emergency helicopter flights, A&E, surgeries, lockdowns, tests, scans, injections, tubes, drains, and sitting in hospital rooms watching people I found myself wondering what the term “road to recovery” really means. I can’t really speak for anyone else butContinue reading “Inner roads”

Maybe we are all Kryptonians..

I know covid is hitting some of us pretty hard, and it’s great seeing what people posts from their happy bucket in happier times, but remember take a moment to welcome spring! Its natures way of celebrating new beginnings, So no matter where you are open a window, or sit outside, get some sunshine, takeContinue reading “Maybe we are all Kryptonians..”

A broken down firefighter, a 5 way heart bypass and a camera..

Unlike most stories that involve a heart attack this one turned out pretty good, and I’m very grateful for that. After almost 10 years ten years as a fire fighter, it was time to do something new, but out of all the things I could have done, open heart surgery wasn’t big on the list.Continue reading “A broken down firefighter, a 5 way heart bypass and a camera..”

Creativity for mental health

Took me an hour to build this bird house, it not perfect and its not the prettiest, but a lucky bird family won’t care about that. This little birdhouse made me smile because I was so focused on it that an hour disappeared in a blink of an eye.I really enjoyed that hour because IContinue reading “Creativity for mental health”

Selfish can be good..

Talked to a lot of people who have been unwell lately and it got me thinking…..there’s so much pressure to be amazing for everyone else, whether it’s in the workplace, family or on social media. There’s constant pressure to try to keep everyone one else happy.Where I’m starting to think maybe we should be amazingContinue reading “Selfish can be good..”

Fishing for Calm

As a firefighter, some shifts are really tough. Sometimes the job is not just physically challenging but takes a mental toll as well. And at the end of one of those sets there is a need to bring things back down to normal before going home, one of my worst fears was always about bringingContinue reading “Fishing for Calm”