Blue Notes

A collection of columns & articles I’ve written on the themes of bi-polar, depression, suicide, grief, missing people, or simply feeling low.

For anyone who needs to feel less alone in such things. Hullo. x

The Lancet: 36 minutes and 40 seconds

A piece I was commissioned to write on suicide & grief. Featuring Cat Stevens’ Tea for the Tillerman as my father’s goodbye.

Standard Issue Magazine: A Letter to Dawn French

On losing fathers to suicide.

Standard Issue Magazine: “Mostly I fear the fuck out of it”

On fearing you have bi-polar. For National Bi-Polar Awareness Day.

Suicide is Everywhere

A column about the death of Robin Williams – and how suicide really is everywhere.

Bi-Polar Lives: My Dad & Stephen Fry

On bi-polar, meeting Stephen Fry, my Dad, & keeping people alive in whatever way we can.

Wave, Everyone

On feeling low at Christmas.

Decade: Hello & Goodbye