Ignorance Is Happiness…

So it would appear…

Read After Burnout

images-552“You think about stuff too much. Thinking is not good for you. You’ll end up unhappy with your lot.”

Are stupid people happier than smart ones? And are there ranges of happiness and contentment that apply to those, regardless of the intellectual lot, who actually think or don’t think?

I am probably talking about existentialism here, there, and everywhere, but this state of happiness is, will, and will always be a mute point with me. The truth of it is that I do not have a clue what HAPPINESS really is.


I was brought up with all this stuff about finding oneself, finding peace of mind, and finding some way of being satisfied with life.

Everybody was on a quest. I searched day after day for four-leaf clovers in the hope that they would help me to find that pot of gold which was needed to bring about this blessed…

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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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