As We Know It…

As we knew it…

Read After Burnout

She had uttered the words, “The end of civilization as we know it!”

It sounded a little trite but she was speaking from the foundations of honesty.

Brokencomets “One day, and we don’t know when that will be, we will be faced with the imminent arrival of a rogue comet. And perhaps, when that day arrives ,the human race will be in real danger of extinction. As things stand, we can only detect and predict the pathways of such objects within a window of six months. That is not enough time to orchestrate an effective response.”

From BBC Five Live News   November 2016

It was a dark morning with fog settling in for another miserable mid-winter’s day. The news of the comet had an uplifting effect on my mood; just another thing not to worry about. We have no holidays booked for the summer so there was no danger of…

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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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