Some Monkeys Have Fame Thrust Upon Them…

Think About The Shy Monkeys you know…

Read After Burnout

.images-251They never stopped talking about it throughout the night. They talked and talked and even managed to keep the cat awake.

“What have you started?” My wife asked.

“It’s just a bit of fame. Monkeys like it just as much as we do.”

“By we, do you mean, you?”

My wife has a monkey. It’s not a real one (it’s a cuddly toy), but it is real. It is older than our eldest daughter and always sides with my wife during debates involving me. I have come to realise that Acky is as much a part of our life together as…well as me.

He is not going to feature in this post because I haven’t received parental permission. I did notice that he was rather interested in the other monkeys that shared a post yesterday. It may have been that they were very cute. It may have been…

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This is the story of what happened to me when anxiety took a grip. I lost my senses, I lost my job, and I lost me. I then turned to writing to find those things that had gone missing. How can you teach when you believe that education is a business that is failing in its primary remit of helping to create a better society? Indeed, how can you teach when you believe that you have nothing of value to pass on? The book/blog is the story of my recovery from the absolute darkness of the early days. It is an Odyssey through my life over the last twelve months and a retracing of my steps to discover how I found myself there. More than all of that, it is a re-evaluation and a rejoicing of all that which I call life. Happy reading and I hope it helps. There is madness, Everyday Madness, and not all of it comes from within.

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